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QT Queenstown Full Monte Cocktail

The Full Monte from the QT Queenstown Hotel in New Zeland combines Amaro, Tequila, Pomegranate, and lime with a basil garnish for an elegant cocktail.


QT Queenstown Full Monte Cocktail Recipe


When you are looking for a sophisticated cocktail for your “girls night in” look no further than the Full Monte. Smooth refreshing tastes of Spring will liven up your party for sure!

Thank you QT Queenstown for sharing your special recipe.


The Full Monte Cocktail

 20ml Amaro Montenegro

30ml Espolon Blanco

30ml Pomegranate juice

15ml Lime

10ml Sugar Syrup

8-10 Basil Leaves


Soft muddle the basil, shake all ingredients, strain over ice into a water glass,

garnish with basil sprig and pomegranate.




The Full Monte Cocktail

  • Author: QT Queenstown
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Total Time: 5



  • 20 ml Amaro Montenegro
  • 30 ml Espolon Blanco
  • 30 ml Pomegranate juice
  • 15 ml Lime
  • 10 ml Sugar Syrup
  • 810 Basil Leaves


  1. Soft muddle the basil.
  2. Shake all ingredients.
  3. Strain over ice into a water glass.
  4. Garnish with basil sprig and pomegranate.


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 92
  • Sugar: 12
  • Sodium: 18
  • Fat: 1
  • Saturated Fat: 0
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 22
  • Protein: 3
  • Cholesterol: 0



The Full Monte Cocktail Recipe from QT Queenstown

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