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Green Drinks To Celebrate St. Patrick’s DayThe 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 alcohol.
The Grasshopper is a Classic Mint Chocolate Martini That You Can CustomizeFeel 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.
- Prep Time2 min
- Total Time2 min
- Yield1 Grasshopper Martini
- Serving Size1.5 oz
- Calories179 cal
To Make a Grasshopper Martini Grab the Following
- 3/4 ounce Crème de Menthe
- 3/4 ounce Crème de Cacao
- 3/4 ounce Light Cream (Half & Half)
Mixing the Grasshopper Martini
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 Restaurant 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!
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