Swollen Gland

from PDT

  • Vieux Pontarlier Absinthe
  • 2 oz. Berkshire Mountain Distillers' Greylock Gin
  • .5 oz. Orange Juice
  • .25 oz. Yellow Chartreuse
  • 4 dashes Peychaud's Bitters

Shake with ice and fine-strain into a chilled, Vieux Pontarlier Absinthe-rinsed coupe. Garnish with a cucumber ribbon on a pick.

A subtle twist on Harry McElhone's famous Monkey Gland Cocktail, published in Harry's ABC of Mixing Cocktails in 1922. —Jim Meehan and Lydia Reissmueller, Fall 2009