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Batch CCLVIII. Schwarzwald, Sunday September 15, 2019 NO. 47
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Vienna Calling

Today’s entry: the Josef Cocktail Bar

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Near the centre of Vienna, the Josef Cocktail Bar serves up innovative, contemporary creations and fine spirits in a Baroque atmosphere synonymous with the Austrian capital. It's not all powdered wigs and harpsichords, however; this locale's décor also includes many appointments Andrea Hörzer and Philipp M. Ernst inherited from their grandfathers. As you may have already guessed, the forebears of the bar's two owners were also how it go...

Suffering Bastard

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Ingredients 2 cl Monkey 47 2 cl bourbon 2 cl lime juice 2 dashes bitter 10 cl ginger ale Preparation Fill a highball glass with ice cubes. Add Monkey 47, bourbon, lime juice and bitter. Top up with ginger ale. Garnish with an orange wedge and a mint sprig. Cheers!

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Like Winnetou in the prairie – Croatia

Stairway to Borovica

© Jochen Hirschfeld

Along with our oft-cited botanical curiosity, it’s our practically obsessive quest for the highest quality that leads us out on annual botanical expeditions to our suppliers. Like Winnetou rinding across the prairie, our search took us to the Dalmatian coast near Plitvice, where we finally encountered the perfect juniper aroma. The juniper`s unique characters starts with the earth in which it grows. For millennia, the bushes have been sp...

Bee's Knees

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Ingredients 6 cl Monkey 47 Schwarzwald Dry Gin 3 cl runny honey 2,5 cl lemon juice lemon zest Preparation Shake and strain into a coupette. Garnish with a lemon zest.

Tales from the Black Forest - Floating Villages

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Dusky woodlands, lush green meadows, deep-blue sky, and a traditional farmstead: Monkey 47 is made with plenty of loving care right here in the Black Forest before be-ing shipped out to the entire world. There was a time, however, when the region's landscape was far more dominated by the expansive forests that gave it its name. Lumber was one of the most important local resources, of course, and it was a ...

Monkey 47 Experimentum Series

2y01: Tokyo - Monkey 47, Sansho, Kobe Beef Fat Wash

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The art of distillation goes hand in hand with chasing aromas and rendering them in liquid form – although alcohol is merely the medium, not the actual goal of the process. Meanwhile, the world of spirits is divided into categories rather than sensory components and the possibilities associated with them. It’s a form of conditioning that stands in contrast to our obsession with variety and innovation. Why do distillates and spir...

Tales from the Black Forest - A Clean Tradition

Geldbeutelwäsche

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“The third time, it becomes a tradition” is a saying in the Black Forest. In other words, if something new has twice proved successful, it becomes an integral part of the local culture. This enables inhabitants of the Black Forest to quickly assimilate innovations. Consequently, the Black Forest dry gin Monkey 47 is not a contradiction but an innovative, traditional drink with a Black Forest element. Of course, particularly well-known traditions have...

Gin Julep

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Ingredients 5 cl Monkey 47 Schwarzwald Dry Gin 1 cl simple syrup 15 mint leaves Preperation Muddle all ingredients, shake it with ice cubes and double-strain into a silver mug filled with crushed ice. Garnish it with a mint leave.

Dead Rabbit

From gang wars to outstanding cocktails

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To hear them tell it, when Jack McGarry and Sean Muldoon set out for the land of opportunity – New York, to be exact – they had stardust in their eyes and little more than a rucksack full of dreams. Just six years later, they made their primary aspiration come true in bringing the Dead Rabbit to life. This bar, which has garnered numerous awards and accolades (including as the World's Best Bar ...

Schwäbisch Confidential

Pfitzauf

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Indescribably light and fluffy, Pfitzauf is a type of soufflé with a Swabian twist. It’s the queen of the region’s desserts! Ingredients Serves four 3 eggs 1 tbsp. icing sugar 80 g butter 125 g flour Pinch of salt 250 ml milk More icing sugar (for garnishing) Preparation Step one First, preheat the oven to 220°C. In the meantime, you can start on the batter. Crack the eggs into a mixing bowl, add the icing su...

The Tumbler

© Lazi & Lazi

In collaboration with Studio Mark Braun and the venerable Glas Manufaktur J. & L. Lobmeyr, we've come up with a one-of-a-kind Tumbler that’s perfect for a sip of Monkey 47. Made of whisper-thin, hand-blown crystal glass and adorned with an optical relief comprising 47 lines, this item produces an incomparable interplay of light and shadow. That said, The Monkey Tumbler makes a solid impression when held despite the delicate nature of it...

Monkey le Gurk

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Ingredients 5 cl Monkey 47 Dry Gin 2 cl Elderflower Cordial 1 cl Sugar Syrup 2 cl fresh lemon juice ¾ Cucumber 4 cl Cloudy apple juice Apple slice Preparation Muddle the cucumber, lemon, cordial and syrup in a shaker & add other ingredients. Shake it with ice cubes and double strain it into a highball glass with ice. Garnish the drink with an apple slice and cucumber.

Hunky Dory

Oh la la

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Here's a place that truly lives up to its name: When you’re being served by Armin Azadpour and his team in Frankfurt, it’s hard to think of a single thing that isn't just as it should be. Outstanding cocktail artistry, a lovely atmosphere, the kindest hosts you can imagine – the essentials are all here. On the shelves at Hunky Dory, you’ll find a colourful collection of souvenirs and othe...

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