1. Food
You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.

Midori Melon Liqueur and Cocktail Recipes

By

Bottle of Midori Liqueur

Bottle of Midori Liqueur

John Carey / Photolibrary / Getty Images SKYY Vodka's Vampire's Kiss Halloween Cocktail

Vampire's Kiss

Photo Courtesy: © SKYY Vodka

What is Midori?:

Midori is the brand name for a specific liqueur that is distinct in two aspects: color and flavor. The color is a beautiful light green that is often used in cocktails for that exact characteristic.

The Flavor of Midori:

The flavor of Midori is also unique. It is that of a very sweet melon - although I would not peg it to a specific type of melon, but more of a mix. This distinct flavor profile is often used in cocktails to highlight other fruits. Because of its flavor mixing versatility and the desire for its color in cocktails, I would consider Midori an essential for a well-stocked bar.

Browse melon cocktails...

About Midori:

Midori is produced by Suntory, a popular Japanese brewer and distiller. It was launched in 1978 and in 1987 production began in Mexico, where it is still produced. The name "midori" comes from the Japanese word for "green" (緑).

 

Midori Cocktails:

More melon liqueur cocktails...

  1. About.com
  2. Food
  3. Cocktails
  4. Distilled Spirits
  5. Liqueurs/Cordials
  6. Midori Melon Liqueur and Cocktail Recipes

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.