Monte Carlo Cocktail

A variant of the classic bourbon-based Manhattan, the Monte Carlo swaps out sweet vermouth for Bénédictine, introducing more herbal elements. 

Monte Carlo Cocktail

Crafting the Perfect Monte Carlo 

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The Monte Carlo is a balancing act of strength, sweetness, and aromatic complexity. Jefferson’s Reserve’s notes of caramel, toffee, and cinnamon provide a rich foundation that complements the herbal, spiced notes of Bénédictine. Angostura® bitters introduce another layer of depth, bringing out the bourbon’s subtly sweet flavor notes. The result is a cocktail that’s both bold and refined.

Stirring – rather than shaking – the ingredients ensures that the cocktail is chilled without diluting the rich flavors of the bourbon and Bénédictine. Garnishing with a lemon peel adds a final touch of brightness, releasing essential oils that complement the drink’s aromatic profile.

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