The Monkey Gland

About the Monkey Gland

Yeah what’s with the name right? It’s a long story about plastic surgery and monkey testicles so we’re just not going to go there. This cocktail is an IBA Classic; and probably the oddest titled one on the list. hailing from Paris, France at Harry’s New York Bar This cocktail can hit you hard with its powerful recipe and the addition of Absinthe. Have fun ordering this one at the bar and not sounding like a weirdo.


Ingredients in the Monkey Gland

  • 1.5 oz. Gin
  • 1.5 Orange Juice
  • Dash of Absinthe
  • Dash of Grenadine
  • Sugar to preference/taste.

How to Make the Monkey Gland

Add all ingredients to shaker with ice. Shake until well chilled and strain into a martini glass.


Cocktail Profile

  • Rating:       3.5 Stars
  • Served:      Neat
  • Strength:  Strong
  • Difficulty: Complex
  • Flavor:       Spirit

Picture credit to Adrian Scottow.

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