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Monstre Verte Cocktail

Basil is not just for cooking in Italian food. It is wonderful when used just like mint in a mojito or mint julep and adds a depth of green, earthy aroma and flavor to a drink like the Monstre Verte.
Ingredients
  Plymouth gin 1 1⁄2 Ounce
  Green chartreuse 1⁄2 Ounce
  Lime juice 1⁄4 Ounce
  Simple syrup 1⁄4 Ounce
  Basil sprigs 4
Directions

MAKING
1. Shake all ingredients with ice.
2. Strain into a rocks glass rinsed with 1/4 ounce of Absinthe.

SERVING
3. Garnish with a basil leave and flower and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Wine And Drink
Method: 
Mixing
Drink: 
Cocktail, Gin
Interest: 
Holiday, Party
Occasion: 
St Patricks Day
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Servings: 
1
Monstre Verte Cocktail is a fresh and vibrant cocktail. The main flavor comes from basil. It adds a depth of green, earthy aroma and flavor to the drink. Take a look at the video and give it a shot!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 119 Calories from Fat 15

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g2.8%

Saturated Fat 0.12 g0.58%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 15.7 mg0.7%

Total Carbohydrates 20 g6.7%

Dietary Fiber 4.6 g18.3%

Sugars 12.8 g

Protein 9 g17.9%

Vitamin A 299.3% Vitamin C 88.6%

Calcium 50.3% Iron 50%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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