As a bartender, I have seen my fair share of cocktail recipes. But there's one ingredient that always stands out to me – Creme De Menthe.
This mint-flavored liqueur adds a refreshing twist to any drink, making it perfect for any occasion. Whether you're looking for a classic cocktail or something more unique, Creme De Menthe can take your drinks to the next level.
But with so many recipes out there, it can be overwhelming to choose the best one. That's why I've taken it upon myself to review the top Creme De Menthe cocktail recipes out there.
From the traditional Grasshopper to the modern variations, I've tried them all and can confidently say that these recipes are the cream of the crop.
So why choose Creme De Menthe for your cocktails? Not only does it add a refreshing and sweet flavor, but it also adds a beautiful green color to your drinks.
It's versatile enough to be used in both sweet and savory cocktails, making it a great addition to any bartender's arsenal. Plus, it's a crowd-pleaser – who doesn't love a minty cocktail?
In this blog post, I'll be sharing my favorite Creme De Menthe cocktail recipes with you.
Whether you're hosting a party or just want to impress your friends with your mixology skills, these drinks are sure to be a hit. So sit back, grab a shaker, and let's get mixing!
1. Boozy Creme De Menthe Mudslide Milkshake
The Boozy Creme De Menthe Mudslide Milkshake is a delightful cocktail that combines the creamy goodness of a classic milkshake with the refreshing taste of mint and the richness of chocolate. This cocktail is perfect for those who want to indulge in a sweet treat with a little something extra.
The creme de menthe liqueur adds a bright green color to the drink and gives it a refreshing minty taste that complements the chocolate ice cream perfectly. The whipped cream and sprinkles on top add a fun and festive touch to the cocktail. If you're looking for a fun and delicious way to enjoy creme de menthe, this milkshake is definitely worth a try.
2. Sugar-Free Creme De Menthe
Looking for a refreshing and sugar-free cocktail to try? Look no further than the Sugar-Free Creme De Menthe cocktail. This traditional French liqueur has been given a keto-friendly twist with a monkfruit/erythritol blend sugar substitute and food-grade glycerine for a thick mouthfeel.
The minty flavor is enhanced with pure peppermint extract and a touch of green food coloring for a festive touch. This cocktail is perfect for adding to coffee or hot chocolate or enjoying on its own as a shot over ice. Try it in a Keto Mint Irish Cream Martini Cocktail for a delicious and guilt-free treat. Don't miss out on this delicious and refreshing cocktail!
3. Classic Stinger Cocktail
The Classic Stinger Cocktail is a two-ingredient drink that has been around since 1890. It features Cognac and white crème de menthe, giving it a sophisticated and intriguing taste. The combination of Cognac and crème de menthe creates a unique flavor that is greater than the sum of its parts.
The cocktail has a glistening golden hue and is perfect for sipping on special occasions or as a nightcap. Although it was widely known during Prohibition and popular during the 1960s and 1970s, it is now one of the lesser-known classics that deserves a revival. If you're looking for a new favorite Cognac cocktail, the Classic Stinger is definitely worth a try.
4. Frozen Mint Brandy Alexander
The Frozen Mint Brandy Alexander is a delightful twist on two classic cocktails, the Brandy Alexander and the Grasshopper. This adult milkshake combines brandy, creme de cacao, creme de menthe, and ice cream to create a boozy and delicious dessert-like drink.
The creme de menthe and creme de cacao have lower alcohol content, making it just a bit more than a standard drink. However, be careful as it can sneak up on you due to its sweet taste. This cocktail is perfect for those with a sweet tooth and looking for a unique and tasty drink. Give it a try and experience the perfect blend of flavors in every sip!
5. Leprechaun's Green Gold
Looking for a simple yet delicious cocktail to celebrate St. Patrick's Day? Look no further than "Leprechaun's Green Gold." This Irish Whiskey-based cocktail is easy to make and perfect for those who want to enjoy a festive drink without overpowering the flavor of the whiskey.
With just a touch of Creme de Menthe, the golden color of the whiskey turns into a beautiful green hue, making it perfect for St. Patrick's Day celebrations.
6. Crème De Menthe Mocktail
The Crème De Menthe Mocktail is a perfect treat for those who want to enjoy the taste of a cocktail without the alcohol. This beautiful green drink is made with a mix of Creme de Menthe and Limonata, giving it a refreshing and minty flavor. The cocktail is perfect for St. Patrick's Day or any occasion where you want to impress your guests with a delicious and visually stunning drink.
The recipe is easy to follow and requires only a few specialty ingredients, making it a great addition to any bartender's repertoire. If you're looking for a non-alcoholic drink that's both delicious and visually appealing, the Crème De Menthe Mocktail is definitely worth trying.
The Grasshopper cocktail is a must-try for anyone who loves the combination of mint and chocolate. This creamy and dreamy adult milkshake is made with Creme De Menthe, Creme De Cocoa, and vanilla ice cream. The minty taste of Creme De Menthe is perfectly balanced with the chocolate after-taste of Creme De Cocoa, making it a delicious and refreshing drink.
For those who want to try something different, adding a part of vodka turns it into a Flying Grasshopper cocktail. Whether you're looking for a festive after-dinner drink or a refreshing summer cocktail, the Grasshopper is definitely worth trying.
8. Irish Creme De Menthe Cocktail
The Irish Creme De Menthe Cocktail is a delightful way to celebrate special moments in life, especially during the holidays. This cocktail is a spin-off of a traditional Irish holiday beverage called Connolly's Irish Connection, which makes it a perfect addition to any traditional Irish Christmas table.
The cocktail combines the flavors of Creme de Menthe, RumChata, and Baileys Irish Cream, making it a rich and creamy drink that is perfect for dessert or toasting the arrival of the Christmas season. The cocktail is a lovely way to celebrate the holidays and is a must-try for anyone who loves the flavors of Creme de Menthe and Irish cream.
9. Frozen Girl Scout Drink
The Frozen Girl Scout Drink is a delicious combination of mint and chocolate, blended with green creme de menthe, chocolate ice cream, and milk. It's a perfect cocktail for anyone who loves the taste of Thin Mint cookies, with a boozy twist.
The best part about this drink is that it's easy to make and hard to mess up. You can experiment with different garnishes, like whipped cream or chocolate syrup, to make it your own. If you're looking for a fun and refreshing cocktail to try, the Frozen Girl Scout Drink is definitely worth a shot.
10. Mistletoe Kisses Chocolate Mint Christmas Cocktail
"Mistletoe Kisses Chocolate Mint Christmas Cocktail" is a festive and indulgent cocktail that is perfect for the holiday season. This cocktail features a delightful blend of Irish Cream, Green Creme de Menthe, and White Creme de Cacao, which creates a lovely balance of flavors.
The star of the show is the Creme de Menthe, which gives the drink its pretty green color and a minty tingle. The white creme de cacao adds a subtle sweetness and plays up the chocolaty notes in the Irish Cream. The cocktail is best shaken and served in a pretty coupe glass. This cocktail is perfect for those who want to add a touch of elegance to their holiday celebrations.
11. Green Stinger
The Green Stinger is a classic after-dinner cocktail that combines the refreshing taste of creme de menthe with the bold flavor of brandy. This vibrant green drink is perfect for any occasion, but it's especially fitting for St. Patrick's Day or Christmas parties.
The recipe has been passed down through generations and has become a signature drink for many families. Served in a rocks glass with crushed ice, the Green Stinger is a refreshing and classy drink that is sure to impress your guests. If you're a fan of creme de menthe, this cocktail is a must-try.
12. After Eight Shot
The After Eight Shot is a dessert-like cocktail that combines Kahlúa, Baileys Irish cream, and green creme de menthe. The green creme de menthe adds a festive touch, making it perfect for holiday celebrations.
The layered shot is visually stunning, and the different liqueurs bleed together in a beautiful way. It is a sophisticated and sweet cocktail that is perfect for after-dinner drinks or holiday celebrations.
13. Grasshopper Cocktail
The Grasshopper Cocktail is a classic dessert cocktail that has been around since 1918. It's a minty, chocolatey indulgence that is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth. Made with Crème de Menthe, Crème de Cocoa, vodka, and vanilla ice cream, this vibrant green drink is creamy, smooth, and sweet.
The shaved chocolate rim adds an extra layer of decadence to the already delicious cocktail. While it's not a noticeably strong drink, it's important to be cautious of how many you enjoy. If you're looking for a sweet and satisfying after-dinner drink, the Grasshopper Cocktail is a must-try.
14. Thin Mint Cocktail
The Thin Mint Cocktail is a deliciously refreshing frozen cocktail that tastes just like a Thin Mint Girl Scout cookie. Made with Kahlua Mudslide and creme de menth, this cocktail is perfect for St. Patrick's Day or any holiday celebration. The cocktail is easy to make and requires no bartending or mixology experience.
The garnish of an Andes mint chocolate and a fresh sprig of mint adds an extra touch of flavor to the drink. This cocktail is a must-try for anyone who loves the taste of Thin Mint cookies. So, if you're looking for a fun and unique cocktail to try, the Thin Mint Cocktail is definitely worth a shot!
The Stinger is a classic cocktail made with creme de menthe and brandy. Unlike other creme de menthe cocktails, the mint flavor is not overpowering and blends perfectly with the brandy to create a whole new flavor.
It's a great option for those who enjoy the taste of creme de menthe and want a strong drink without any mixers. Best enjoyed by itself or with a cigar, the Stinger is a must-try for anyone who loves classic cocktails.
16. After Eight Cocktail
The After Eight Cocktail is a decadent dessert drink that pays homage to the classic After Eight mint thins. This sweet and creamy cocktail is made with vodka, Baileys Irish Cream, Creme de Menthe, Creme de Cocoa, table cream, fresh mint, and mint chocolate sticks.
Its eye-popping green color makes it a perfect drink to serve at St. Patrick’s Day or holiday Christmas parties. The cocktail is based on the classic Grasshopper Cocktail, but with the addition of a layer of chocolate liqueur with crème de menthe and fresh cream. This cocktail is a must-try for anyone with a sweet tooth and a love for mint chocolate flavors.
17. Mint Chip Cookietini
Looking for a fun and delicious way to enjoy Creme De Menthe? Look no further than the Mint Chip Cookietini! This cocktail combines the sweet and refreshing taste of creme de menthe with chocolate vodka and cookie dough vodka for a unique and indulgent flavor.
Topped with chocolate whipped cream and chocolate shavings, this drink is perfect for anyone with a sweet tooth. Whether you're celebrating St. Patrick's Day or just looking for a fun and festive cocktail, the Mint Chip Cookietini is sure to impress. So why not give it a try and see for yourself?
18. Elf's Panties
Elf's Panties is a fun and festive Christmas vodka cocktail that is perfect for the holiday season. This layered drink features creme de menthe and white chocolate liqueur, giving it a delicious peppermint flavor that is sure to put you in the holiday spirit.
The green creme de menthe adds a pop of color to the drink, making it look just like a pair of elf pants. The addition of peppermint vodka takes this cocktail to the next level, making it a must-try for anyone who loves the taste of peppermint. Overall, Elf's Panties is a fun and tasty cocktail that is perfect for any holiday gathering.
19. Grasshoppers Drink
The Grasshoppers Drink is a classic cocktail that is perfect for mint lovers. This boozy milkshake combines ice cream, creme de menthe, and creme de cacao to create a delicious and refreshing dessert cocktail. The cocktail is perfect for hot summer nights or as a post-dinner treat during the holiday season.
The Grasshoppers Drink is easy to make with just a few ingredients, and you can add an Oreo cookie to the mix to give it a cookies and cream twist. Overall, the Grasshoppers Drink is a must-try for anyone who loves mint and chocolate flavors.
20. Shamrock Shooters
The Shamrock Shooters is a delicious cocktail that blends vanilla ice cream, milk, peppermint extract, and creme de menthe. It's perfect for those who love mint desserts and want to add a touch of green to their St. Patrick's Day celebrations.
The cocktail is a grown-up version of the traditional shamrock shake and can be enjoyed by the whole family without the creme de menthe. Overall, the Shamrock Shooters are a must-try for anyone who loves minty cocktails.
21. Jade Cocktail
The Jade Cocktail is one of the best Creme De Menthe Cocktail recipes out there. It's a refreshing and tasty drink that features rum, creme de menthe, lime, and Cointreau orange liqueur. The result is a citrusy drink with hints of mint and caramel that's neither too sweet nor too tart.
The second version of the Jade Cocktail is also worth trying, featuring Midori, blue curacao, lime, bitters, and champagne. This version is sweet and tart with lots of fruity notes and a hint of spice from the bitters, and the bubbles add a refreshing touch. If you're looking for a delicious and unique cocktail to try, the Jade Cocktail is definitely worth a shot.
22. Baileys Mint Martini
Baileys Mint Martini is a delightful cocktail that combines the creamy goodness of Baileys Irish Cream with the refreshing taste of Creme de Menthe. This cocktail is perfect for St. Patrick's Day, Christmas, or any special occasion.
The vibrant green color of the drink makes it a fun and festive addition to any celebration. The recipe requires only four ingredients, making it easy to whip up for a party or a cozy night in. The Baileys Mint Martini is a must-try for anyone who loves Baileys drinks or is looking for a delicious and refreshing cocktail.
23. Mint Chocolate Martini
The Mint Chocolate Martini is a delicious and decadent cocktail that is perfect for any occasion. Made with whipped cream vodka, creme de menthe, and creme de cocoa, this cocktail packs a punch of creamy, minty chocolate goodness. The beautiful mint green color of the cocktail is reminiscent of the classic retro Grasshopper martini, making it a perfect addition to any St. Patty's Day party or girls night in.
The Mint Chocolate Martini is a great dessert cocktail and can be served with a delicious, decadent dessert. With just a few garnish or topping ideas, you can make this cocktail look as good as it tastes. If you're looking for a delicious and indulgent cocktail, the Mint Chocolate Martini is definitely worth a try.
24. Luck of the Irish Shots
The Luck of the Irish Shots is a creamy, chocolate mint shot that is perfect for celebrating St. Patrick's Day. It combines three different liqueurs to create a sweet and delicious flavor.
The layered green look is visually stunning, and the addition of whipped cream and a chocolate mint garnish adds a touch of elegance. It's a must-try cocktail for anyone looking to celebrate in style.
25. Naughty Girl Scout Cocktail
The Naughty Girl Scout Cocktail is a must-try for anyone who loves the mint and chocolate flavor combination. This delicious cocktail tastes just like the famous Girl Scout cookie and is perfect for a girls' night in or any holiday gathering.
While it may not be the most visually appealing drink, the taste more than makes up for it. It can be served over ice or turned into shots for a fun twist. If you're looking for a unique and tasty Creme De Menthe cocktail recipe, the Naughty Girl Scout Cocktail is definitely worth trying.
26. Grasshopper Drink
The Grasshopper Drink is a must-try for anyone who loves the refreshing taste of mint. This cocktail is perfect for St. Patrick's Day or any other occasion where you want to impress your guests with a fun and delicious drink. The Grasshopper Drink has a creamy and minty flavor that is reminiscent of a peppermint patty, making it a sweet and refreshing treat.
This cocktail is easy to make and can be served as a dessert by pouring it over a scoop of ice cream or blending it into a milkshake. If you're looking for a unique and tasty cocktail to add to your repertoire, the Grasshopper Drink is definitely worth a try.
27. Candy Cane Cocktail
The Candy Cane Cocktail is a festive and delicious holiday drink that is sure to impress your guests. This cocktail combines vanilla vodka, white creme de cacao, and creme de menthe, and is garnished with crushed candy canes for a sweet and minty finish.
The balance of flavors in this cocktail is perfect, with the vanilla vodka and creme de cocoa helping to mellow out the strong mint flavor of the creme de menthe. If you're looking for a fun and festive drink to serve at your next holiday party, the Candy Cane Cocktail is a must-try.
28. Irish Martini
The Irish Martini is a delightful twist on the classic martini, perfect for those who love a refreshing minty flavor. Made with Irish whiskey, dry vermouth, and creme de menthe, this cocktail is a festive green drink that is perfect for any St. Patrick's Day celebration or any other occasion where you want to serve a green cocktail.
The Irish Martini is easy to mix and even easier to drink, making it a great choice for those who want a simple yet delicious cocktail. If you're a fan of mint, you won't want to miss out on this refreshing and delicious drink.
29. Misty Mint
The Misty Mint is a refreshing and simple cocktail that is perfect for those who love the taste of mint but find a straight creme de menthe overwhelming. With just two ingredients, rum and creme de menthe, this drink is easy to make and can be enjoyed year-round. The rum adds a touch of sweetness to the drink, making it a great option for those who prefer a less intense mint flavor.
The Misty Mint can be served over ice or at room temperature, making it a versatile drink for any occasion. For an added touch of elegance, consider garnishing with a chocolate mint candy. If you're looking for a drink that is both refreshing and easy to make, the Misty Mint is definitely worth a try.