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Monte Carlo Imperial

15 May
Monte Carlo Imperial

Monte Carlo Imperial

March 5, 2015 – The Republic Steakhouse

Monte Carlo Imperial 

1/4 to 3/4 oz. lemon juice
1/4 oz. crème de menthe
3/4 oz. gin
Champagne

Shake first three ingredients with ice in a shaker. Strain into a champagne glass and fill with Champagne.

Plymouth standard gin and Gruet sparkling white wine. Maybe it was the food I ate before tasting this drink, but I swore I could taste sauerkraut. I happen to like sauerkraut, so that wasn’t what made this cocktail less than stellar. After a few more sips, I lost the kraut perception, but nothing else really took its place. Nothing really stood out, and the combination of flavors didn’t really combine into something memorable.

Saúde! (Portuguese [Brazilian])

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Posted by on May 15, 2015 in Champagne, Gin

 

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