The Monkey Gland
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|Standard drinkware||Cocktail glass|
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|Preparation||Shake well over ice cubes in a shaker, strain into a chilled cocktail glass.|
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.
Rachel Maddow prepared this drink during her guest appearance on the Jimmy Fallon Show on March 25, 2011.
- 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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