The Norma Jean Cocktail

The Norma Jean Cocktail

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook Time:
  • Total: 5 min
  • Serving: 1 Serving

Named after the young Marilyn Monroe before she became the famous sex symbol and star, this light and vibrant cocktail is made from a blend of gin, Cynar, fresh lemon juice, simple syrup and mint.


  • 2 ounces gin
  • 1/2 ounce Cynar
  • 3/4 ounce lemon juice
  • 1/2 ounce simple syrup
  • 6-7 mint leaves
  • Mint sprig to garnish


  1. Place all of the ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
  2. Shake the mixture vigorously for 35 seconds and then strain into a cocktail glass filled with crushed ice. Garnish with a sprig of mint and serve immediately.

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