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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.
pictureGreen Jade Cocktail
pictureFallen Angel
pictureKnockdown
pictureMickey Finn Cocktail
pictureC'est Vert, Mais Juste (green But Right)
pictureMexican Zipper

Museum of the American Cocktail
Tales of the Cocktail 2006
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