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Monkey Gland Cocktail

monkey gland cocktail

Despite it’s odd name, this mix of gin, grenadine, orange juice and absinthe is incredibly delicious.

Despite it’s odd name, The Monkey Gland cocktail is incredibly delicious.


  • 1½ oz. gin
  • 1½ oz. fresh orange juice
  • 1 tsp. grenadine
  • 1 tsp. simple syrup (1:1)
  • 1 tsp. absinthe
  • Tools:shaker, strainer
  • Glass:cocktail


Shake ingredients with ice and strain into a chilled glass.

Adapted from Barflies and Cocktails by Harry MacElhone (1927)

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