National Crème de Menthe Day

National Crème de Menthe Day

National Creme de Menthe Day is the perfect day to enjoy this delicious, refreshing, and flavorful emerald green beverage!

Creme de Menthes simply means mint cream in French. Its name is French because Emile Giffard (1885), a French pharmacist, invented it. He recognized the digestive qualities of mint. It was initially intended to be a white liqueur for medicinal purposes. However, Giffard tried it on clients at a hotel near Angers in France, and it was a huge success.

Creme de Menthe’s green version was originally colored with mint leaves, but it now uses other colors. This liqueur is a fun way of adding a refreshing taste to your drinks, as well as to your cooking and baking recipes. National Creme de Menthe Day, this is the day to celebrate it!

These are some ideas to enjoy National Creme de Menthe Day.

Many people have liquor cabinets or shelves in their homes that contain liquors and other liqueurs. Creme de Menthe may not be part of this collection. National Creme de Menthe Day makes it a great day to visit the liquor store to add a bottle to your collection. If you have a bottle of Creme de Menthe in your liquor cabinet, why not gift it to someone who might enjoy it?

Creme de Menthe is a versatile ingredient that can be used to make a variety cocktails. These are some options to consider:

National Creme de Menthe Day is not just about drinks. Many chocolate recipes are waiting to be given a flavor boost. Creme de Menthe’s feisty mint is a great way to make baking more special. Creme de Menthe Truffles and Creme de Menthe Grasshopper Bars are some of the options.


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