Jean Marc

Green Chartreuse is a liqueur which crops up enough in cocktails that I decided to splash out on a bottle. I tried it on its own and liked it, and this seemed like a good mixed drink to try without complicating it too much. It is in (Simon) Difford's Guide, and is his creation, named … Continue reading Jean Marc

Monkey Gland

I was drawn to this because of the unappetising name, so perhaps the Italian Cannibal films I love so much have subliminally influenced the choice. It has a suitably gory history, as its name is supposed to have been inspired by Dr Voronoff, a surgeon who transplanted monkey cojones into patients to increase virility. I … Continue reading Monkey Gland