Mixology Monday With The Leveretts - Grasshopper

March 13, 2023  •  Leave a Comment

Hey There,

 

Tis the season for green cocktails so here is our take on a classic, the Grasshopper. This drink has been said to originate in New Orleans and gained popularity in the 1950s. Our take adds muddled mint and crushed oreos and reminds us of thin mint cookies or a decadent dessert. We hope you enjoy! As always, if you make any of our drinks, take a picture and share them with us online! Instagram ---> @ staynfocusimages


This makes 1 drink! Let's get started!

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Here's what you need:

For Garnish
Crushed Oreos


For Drink

3-4 Mint Leaves
1.5 oz. Green Creme de Menthe
1.5 oz. White Creme de Cacao
2 oz. Heavy Cream

You will also need 1 coupe glass, a shaker cup, strainer,  muddler, mortar & pestle and ice.

 

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Let's Make the Drink!

  1. Let's crush some Oreos (without the filling) and set aside.

  2. In your shaker cup, add and muddle a few mint leaves

  3. Add remaining ingredients to shaker cup:
    • 1.5 oz. Green Creme de Menthe

    • 1.5 oz. White Creme de Cacao 

    • 3 oz. Heavy Cream

    • Ice 

  4. Shake well.

  5. Strain into your coupe glass

  6. Garnish with crushed Oreos

  7. Enjoy!

Mixology Monday - Grasshopper

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The restless grasshopper only finds rest in the gizzard of a bird

-African Proverb
 


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