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Creme de Menthe Liqueur

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What is Crème de Menthe?:

Crème de menthe is a mint-flavored liqueur that is very sweet and is available in both white and green bottlings. Like other crème liqueurs, it is not creamy like "cream" liqueurs, but "crème" refers to a higher amount of sugar that is used. This is one of the liqueurs that, while not absolutely essential to have stocked in a bar, is nice to have around and at a price that is typically less than $10, it is an affordable addition.

White crème de menthe is actually clear in color and the green is typically a darker green. These color options are important to consider when mixing cocktails.

Green Crème de Menthe Cocktails:

Use green crème de menthe for creating green cocktails.

 

White Crème de Menthe Cocktails:

Use white crème de menthe when you want a neutral colored spirit with the mint flavor. It can also be used as a substitute for peppermint schnapps.

 

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