Grasshopper Drink

Delectable Recipes to Make a Yummilicious Grasshopper Drink

This drink is one of the most popular cocktails. If you are searching for some easy recipes for grasshopper drink, then simply read this Tastessence article.
Tastessence Staff
Last Updated: Feb 19, 2018
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People who have never heard the name, must be certainly wondering why this drink has such a unique name. Well, let me first make it clear that a grasshopper drink has nothing to do with grasshoppers! This drink is called so simply because of its color. The ingredient named creme de menthe, contributes to the green color of the drink, which is exactly like that of a grasshopper. Talking about the history of this drink, it was first made in a bar of New Orleans, Louisiana. Unlike most other drinks, this one is served after dinner.

Recipes You Can Try to Make a Grasshopper

Grasshopper with Ice Cream

  • 1 oz white creme de cocoa
  • 2, 8 oz whipped cream
  • Mixing bowl
  • Gallon vanilla ice cream
  • 1 oz green creme de mint

Take the mixing bowl and measure out creme de cocoa and creme de mint in it. Add all the vanilla ice cream to it, along with the whipped cream. Mix all the ingredients well, keep blending until you get a minty cool color. Once you are done with the blending, spoon the mixture again into the ice cream container. Place the ice cream bucket in the freezer, for at least 48 hours, as it takes the ice cream mixture to set. While serving, mix the drink into a decorative glass.

Vodka Grasshopper

  • ½ oz. vodka
  • ¾ oz. green creme de menthe
  • ¾ oz. white creme de cacao

Before making the cocktail, chill the serving glasses in the refrigerator. Simply mix all the ingredients along with cracked ice in a blender or shaker. Blend well, until a greenish color is attained and then strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

Dead Grasshopper

  • 1 part milk
  • 1 dash cinnamon liqueur
  • 1 part white creme de cacao
  • 1 part creme de menthe

For making this drink, take a shaker and add creme de menthe, milk, and creme de cacao along with the ice cubes. Pour this mixture into a cocktail glass and add just a dash of aftershock, do not stir. Refrigerate and serve.

Dirty Grasshopper

  • 1 oz creme de menthe
  • Milk
  • 1 oz coffee liqueur

Now that you have got used to weird cocktail names, you should definitely try this recipe! First pour ice in a cocktail glass and then pour creme de menthe and coffee liquor over it. Now add in the milk to fill, garnish with mint leaves or anything else you like.

Frozen Grasshopper

  • 2 cups vanilla ice cream
  • Fresh mint leaves (to garnish)
  • ¾ ounce white creme de cacao
  • 4 ice cubes
  • ¾ ounce creme de menthe, green

This drink is a mixture of ice cream and creme de menthe. It has a bit of tangy flavor. Add creme de menthe, white creme de cacoa and vanilla ice cream to a blender and blend until the drink reaches a consistency of a milk shake. When done, transfer to a cocktail glass, garnish with mint leaves and decorate with a half straw or a lemon wedge. Serve immediately.

These were some of the easy grasshopper drink recipes you can try your hand at. You can use different things like crushed ice or skewer fruits to decorate your cocktail glass, as serving the drink is as important as making it.
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