Monkey 47 gin comes from the Black Forest in Germany. This gin was created by a retired British commander who settled in Germany’s Northern Black Forest. Missing his favorite alcohol, he experimented and distilled a gin made from 47 different plants and herbs.
We’ve had this unopened bottle since we left Germany, about 3 1/2 years ago. Finally working up our courage, we made this exotic cocktail for a snowy afternoon.
Gin and Sin
1 1/2 ounce Monkey 47
2 ounces orange juice
1 tbsp lemon juice
Splash of grenadine
Ice ( 3 small cubes)
Place all ingredients in a shaker, shaking until chilled. Pour into a cocktail glass and sit down somewhere.