1⁄2 oz Orange juice
1⁄4 oz Herbal liqueur, Yellow Chartreuse
1 rinse Absinthe, Vieux Pontarlier Verte

Shake with ice and fine-strain into a chilled Absinthe-rinsed coupe. Garnish with a cucumber ribbon on a pick.


Described in the PDT cocktail book as: "A subtle twist on Harry McElhone's famous Monkey Gland Cocktail, published in Harry's ABC of Mixing Cocktails in 1922."

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Posted by mako on 10/03/2017
Created by
Jim Meehan and Lydia Reissmueller, PDT, NYC
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authentic recipe

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  • Bizarre. Also I had to use green instead of yellow chartreuse
  • Very strong—not for everyday drinking. — ★★★
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