While media attention was focused on trends like rosé and American whiskey, another part of the beverage industry blew up: conventions. Now,…
- Base Spirit Creme de Menthe
- Preparation Shaken
- Flavor Mint
- Served Up
Invented at New Orleans’ iconic Tujague’s Restaurant at the end of the 19th century, the Grasshopper has been a minty, cooling staple of Southern drinking ever since. Although, the green (from the Creme de Menthe) drink was tarnished by a snobbish stigma on account of it’s popularity with younger drinkers, the drink is a treat. The simple flavors, rich cream, chocolate, and mint, pair perfectly.
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- Combine ingredients in a shaker.
- Dry shake briefly to create frothy goodness.
- Add ice to shaker and wet shake just long enough to chill.
- Strain into a Coupe or Martini Glass.