Signature Drink- Camille

The Camille has been one of Rodin’s most popular drinks since the French-inspired eatery opened in Detroit earlier this year. Named for Auguste Rodin’s lover, Camille Claudel, the cocktail is a "really well-balanced drink," says Rodin bartender Melanie Mack.

1.5 oz. Tanqueray gin
0.5 oz. St. Germain elderflower liqueur
0.5 oz. Green Chartreuse liqueur
A splash of fresh-squeezed lemon juice
A splash of simple syrup

Put all into a tumbler, shake well and pour into a chilled martini glass.
Garnish with a thin lemon wheel.

Recipe courtesy of Rodin.

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