Stir with ice, strain into an old-fashioned glass over a large ice cube. Garnish with orange twist.


To make the banana infused whiskey, add 3 sliced bananas to a bottle of whiskey, rest at room temperature for three to four days, then strain out the bananas.

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  • Remarkably similar to the smoking monkey from Jamie Beaudreau
  • Made with bannana infused bourbon as I had some to hand! Bannana taste is pretty strong so think affect must be pretty similar — ★★★★
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Curated this slightly - rewrote instructions for the banana whiskey to avoid copyright (at least those instructions look like they were all over the internet verbatim). Thanks,  Zachary