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Monkey Coke

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Monkey CokeStir ingredients together in your ice filled highball glass.

1½ ounces Crème de Banana
Enough cola to top off glass

Don’t dismiss this drink; it’s stupid easy and quite good.

Adapted from Wikipedia’s entry on Crème de Banane.

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Banana Cow Cocktail

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Banana CowWhen all the guys are ordering Boiler Maker’s it’d take some resolve to ask for (and explain how to make) this seemingly silly banana drink but it’s not too sweet and is actually quite refreshing. It’s easy to adjust the sweetness by tweaking the quantity of Crème de Banana and a splash of dark rum wouldn’t hurt this if you feel experimental.

A further alteration is that instead of cream we usually will substitute vanilla soy milk which is far less rich.

Combine the following in a shaker ⅔ full of ice

1½ ounce of cream
1 ounce of light rum
1 ounce of Crème de Banana
dash of Grenadine

Shake well and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with banana slices and sprinkle with grated nutmeg.

Recipe adapted from The Book of Cocktails

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