Absinthe Cocktail Recipes

The Monkey Gland

The Monkey Gland

2 ounces gin
1 1/2 ounces fresh orange juice
2 dashes of grenadine
2 dashes of absinthe
Twist of orange peel

Shake the gin, orange juice, grenadine, and absinthe very well with ice; then strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with orange peel. Cheers!

The Monkey Gland, a vintage absinthe recipe, is named after a surgical technique of grafting monkey testicle tissue into humans. The practice was started by Dr Serge Voronoff and was intended to produce longevity.

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