Monkey Gland Cocktail Recipe

monkey gland cocktail

Monkey Gland Cocktail is an orange cocktail drink named after a surgical technique of grafting monkey tissues to humans – a practice started by Dr Serge Voronoff.

Despite of its unique unpleasant name, this cocktail tastes so good. Adding a part of absinthe will make it an award winning drink. The absinthe will add richness to the orange juice and sweetness from the syrup and grenadine.

The result is an elegant,balanced and complex cocktail. Truly this cocktail is not about its name but how it tastes.


1.5 oz Gin (Oxley preferably)
1 barspoon Absinthe used Lucid Absinthe
1.5 oz Orange Juice
1 barspoon Grenadine
1 barspoon Simple Syrup


  1. Combine all ingredients using a cocktail shaker with ice.
  2. Shake well to combine all the ingredients and chill.
  3. Double strain the cocktail into a glass.
  4. Garnish with orange rind to make it look beautiful.

Serve your absinthe inspired drink recipe to your friends and enjoy a party till dawn. Have some barbecue and play cool music. Monkey Gland Cocktail is a fruity absinthe recipe that is worth giving a try. Trust us, you and bunch of your friends will love it!

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