Chartreuse is a French liqueur accessible in green and yellow versions that differ in taste and alcohol content. The Carthusian Monks have produced the liqueur since 1737 according to the instructions set out in a text provided to them by François Annibal d’Estrées in 1605. It is called after the monks’ Grande Chartreuse monastery, situated in the Chartreuse Mountains in the general region of Grenoble in France. The liqueur is made in their distillery in nearby Aiguenoire. It is consist of distilled alcohol aged with 130 herbs, plants, and flowers.