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Wednesday, February 20, 2013


Monkey Gland Too
The Bloody Monkey: an especially colorful Monkey Gland cocktail made with the juice of the blood orange.

A couple of months ago I wrote a post about the Monkey Gland cocktail, a concoction of gin, orange juice, absinthe, and grenadine.

As I said back then, “it’s going to be fun making these when blood orange season comes along - the color will be dramatic and the flavor sweet and citric.”  Well, here ’tis: a Monkey Gland made with the deep purple juice of the Moro orange.

It is every bit as delicious as it is beautiful.  But don’t let that color fool you - this is no girly drink.

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