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Mint Herb in Cocktails

A Mixologist's Study of Flavors


Mint Herb

Mint Herb

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  • Tasting Notes:
    Spearmint is mellow and refreshing, with a sweet sharp, pleasantly pungent flavour backed by hints of lemon. Peppermint has pronounced menthol notes and a fiery bite, yet is also slightly sweet, tangy, and spicy with a fresh cool aftertaste.
  • There are hundreds of mint varieties, including:
    Moroccan mint, Bowles mint, Apple mint, Chocolate mint, Black peppermint, Mountain mint, Pineapple mint, Basil mint, Tashkent mint, Corn mint, Grapefruit mint, Ginger mint, Pennyroyal, Lemon mint, Lime mint
  • Combines well with:
    limes, lemons and another fruits, basil, pepper, chocolate , ginger, eucalyptus
  • Cocktails Using Mint:
    Mojito, Mint Julep

  • Cocktail Recipe: Koala Mojito
    Glass: collins
    Ingredients: Method: Muddle the leafs with the syrup add the lime juice, stir, add the rum, add the crushed ice, stir, add a splash of soda.
    Garnish: with eucalyptus leaves

Source and cocktail created by: Humberto Marques

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