Grasshopper

December 23, 2021
Grasshopper Creme De Menthe Creme De Cacao Cream Shaken Cocktail

The Grasshopper was invented in 1918 in New Orleans, Louisiana, by a French Quarter bar owner named Philip Guichet. The drink was named for its green hue that it gets from the creme de menthe. This cocktail has a dessert-like sweetness and a minty flavor, it is typically enjoyed as an after dinner drink.

Others in this dessert-like group include the Chocolate Martini and the Brandy Alexander.

Ingredients

1 oz CRÈME DE MENTHE
1 oz CRÈME DE CACAO
1 oz CREAM

Directions

1. Add all ingredients and ice to cocktail shaker

2. Shake vigorously until chilled

3. Strain into chilled martini glass

4. Garnish with a mint sprig or shaved chocolate

Presentation

Served: Up
Drinkware: Martini Glass
Mixed: Shaken
Garnish: Mint sprig
Flavors:
  • Creamy,
  • Sweet

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