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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.
pictureGrenadine Cocktail
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pictureShamrock

Museum of the American Cocktail
Tales of the Cocktail 2006
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