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crème de menthe

Type

Liqueurs, herbal or spice-flavored

Also known as

menthe, creme de mint

Description

Generic for liqueur with spearmint or peppermint flavoring in a neutral spirit base. Virtually all liqueur companies produce a crème de menthe. Available in white (clear) & green-colored versions.

Flavor

mint

Availability

Generally available.

Substitute

peppermint schnapps (imperfect substitute)

Usage examples

This ingredient appears in 206 recipes in CocktailDB.
pictureIrish Coffee Supreme
pictureLochan Ora Breeze
pictureSt. Patrick's Day
pictureArise My Love
pictureEverybody's Irish Cocktail
pictureHoosier Honey

Museum of the American Cocktail
Tales of the Cocktail 2006
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