King Louis

Difford's Guide
Discerning Drinkers (2 ratings)

Serve in a

Collins glass

Photographed in a

Rondo Highball Glass 37cl

Garnish:

Pear slice

How to make:

STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into ice-filled glass (preferably with a clear ice shard).

1 1/3 fl oz Monkey Shoulder Fresh Monkey
5/6 fl oz Verjuice
2/3 fl oz Pear liqueur (Poire William)
1/3 fl oz Difford's Falernum liqueur
1/3 fl oz Luxardo Maraschino liqueur
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Review:

Kerry, the creator of this cocktail, describes it as "A juicy wee treat to save you from sizzling over summer, made with a zesty new product from our friends at Monkey Shoulder." The quality of your verjuice will dramatically affect this drink's deliciousness.

History:

Adapted from a recipe created in 2023 by Kerry Burgess of Happiness Forgets in London, England.

Nutrition:

One serving of King Louis contains 204 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.6 standard drinks
  • 20.82% alc./vol. (41.64° proof)
  • 21.9 grams of pure alcohol
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Easy Jigger image

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The Easy Jigger® is a measure designed for use when making cocktails, primarily in the home but also by professional bartenders. It has a unique design

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