Green Drinks To Celebrate St. Patrick's Day
The Grasshopper Martini a mint chocolate flavored green dessert martini. You can celebrate St. Patrick's Day with this low-proof classic martini that is heavy on flavor and light on the alcohol.
The Grasshopper is a Classic Mint Chocolate Martini That You Can Customize
Feel free to blend the Grasshopper to your desire. If you are feeling a bit more chocolate add a little more creme de cacao. Likewise, increase the creme de menthe if you would like a bit more mint.
The Grasshopper Martini is a classic after-dinner cocktail that will delight your taste buds with a mint chocolate flavor that is light on the alcohol. Phillip Guichet invented this cocktail in 1918 at Tujague's located in New Orleans' French Quarter.
St. Patrick's Day is a time for green drinks, and the Grasshopper Martini gets its name because it is green!
So, maybe you can skip the meal and go straight to the dessert, enjoy your Grasshopper and Happy St. Patrick's Day!
- 3/4 ounce Crème de Menthe
- 3/4 ounce Crème de Cacao
- 3/4 ounce Light Cream (Half & Half)
Add ice to your OXO steel cocktail shaker.
Add 3/4 oz of Hiram Walker® crème de menthe to the shaker
Then pour in 3/4 oz the Hiram Walker® crème de cacao into the shaker.
Lastly, add the 3/4 oz of light creme to the mix. It is easiest if you use half & half. We recommend Land O Lakes® Mini Moo's®
Shake the mixture until it is chilled
Pour the mix into a martini glass
Finally, feel free to skip the meal and head right to dessert with a delicious and green Grasshopper Martini on St. Patrick's Day.
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