Crème De Menthe Cocktail Recipe with Bitters, the name itself explains the appearance and the taste of the cocktail. Color of this tremendous beverage is green and it is considered as an ideal choice for the St. Patrick’s Day parties. There are total three ingredients used in the recipe, Green Crème de Menthe being the main ingredient possesses the ability to create the magic. Without bitters no cocktail recipe is complete and same is the case with this lovely beverage. You can select bitters of your own choice, it can be an orange bitter or any other, but if mint bitter is available then that would be a perfect choice. If you are planning to throw a party, do make this ravishing drink a part of your menu. The ingredients mentioned below can be doubled according to your requirement.
Serving Size: 2 servings
Preparation Time: 5 minutes
- 1 oz gin
- 1 tsp green crème de menthe
- 2 dashes bitters
Take a few minutes to carefully wash and clean the entire work surface that you will be using to prepare this exciting cocktail recipe. Also, you will want to wash your hands, utensils, glasses and any other items that will be used to put this cocktail together. It is a good idea to properly maintain your kitchen work area to ensure that it is clean and free from bacteria.
Take a cocktail shaker, but if it is not available then you can also combine all the ingredients in an electric blender. It is up to you on which one you prefer, just make sure that both items are clean and you know how to use them.
One by one add all the ingredients starting from gin, green crème de menthe, bitters and in the end add crushed ice. Do not put too much ice in the mixture otherwise there is a good chance that it will become very watery.
Shake the cocktail shaker properly so that the flavours of the ingredient combine with each other properly. You will want a nice smooth texture to the mixture so be sure to check the consistency while shaking or blending this cocktail mix.
Now arrange beautiful cocktail glasses by garnishing them with orange slices or you can also decorate it with mist leaves in the end. Pour the drink in each glass. Make sure you do not fill them up to the top. It is entirely up to you as to how you want to garnish and serve this delicious cocktail to your friends and family members. Everyone will definitely enjoy this cocktail.