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How to Make the Monk’s Sour Cocktail

Monk's Sour, Bénédictine, Fecamp, France

Monk’s Sour

Marc Jean from Bénédictine got down to making me some of his favorite Bénédictine cocktails, including the Monk’s Sour!
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Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 7 minutes
Course Cocktails
Cuisine French
Servings 1
Calories 206 kcal


  • 50 ml Bénédictine
  • 25 ml freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 bar spoons of organic honey syrup
  • 1 dash of orange bitters
  • Grated nutmeg
  • 15 ml of egg white


  • Add all ingredients to a shaker
  • Make sure you add the egg white last
  • Add ice
  • Shake hard
  • Strain into a cup
  • Garnish with nutmeg
  • Serve in a wooden cup if you can


To hear more from Benedictine’s Marc Jean & Yolande De Bueil, the Histoire de Maison, go to their Lush Life podcast interview.


Calories: 206kcalCarbohydrates: 23gProtein: 2gFat: 0.1gSaturated Fat: 0.01gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.01gSodium: 26mgPotassium: 53mgFiber: 0.1gSugar: 22gVitamin A: 2IUVitamin C: 10mgCalcium: 3mgIron: 0.04mg
Keyword Monk’s Sour, Monk’s Sour cocktail
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