Chartreuse such a gorgeous colour and a popular one this year! Interesting fact. Did you know that Chartreuse is a French Liquer made by Carthusian Monks since 1737? It is composed of distilled alcohol aged with 130 herbs plants and flowers and it was name after the Monk’s “Grand Charteuse” monestary located in the Chartreuse Mountains in region of Grenoble in France. If were to taste this drink and it was yellowish in colour it would taste milder and sweeter and it were greener it would taste more bitter.