Monkey’s Gland

It is named after the pseudo-scientific idea that grafting monkey testicle tissue into humans would increase longevity, the concept developed by the Russian doctor Serge Voronoff.[2]

It was created by Harry MacElhone, Harry’s New York Bar in Paris.

Monkey's Gland

Prep Time 2 minutes
Total Time 2 minutes


  • 1 dash of Absinthe
  •  1 teaspoonful of Grenadine
  • 1 part Orange Juice
  • 1 part Gordon Gin


  1. Shake well, and strain into a cocktail glass.


This is the recipe as it appeared in 1923 ABC of Mixing Cocktails.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 264Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 8mgCarbohydrates: 39gFiber: 1gSugar: 30gProtein: 2g

This data was provided and calculated by Nutritionix.

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