The Monkey Gland
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The Monkey Gland is a cocktail of gin, orange juice, grenadine and absinthe 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.
- Hirst, Christopher. (October 8, 2005) The Independent 101 cocktails that shook the world #37: The Monkey Gland. Section: Features; Page 57.
- Rob Chirico, Field Guide to Cocktails p. 189, 2005 by Quirk Productions. ISBN 1-59474-063-1
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