A Freshly Minted Cocktail for Year-round Enjoyment

A Freshly Minted Cocktail for Year-round Enjoyment
When we first blended our Evergreen Mint Tea, I was blown away by its extraordinarily minty -- yet well-balanced -- potency. But I confess, I don’t normally drink mint tea straight up, so I decided to do a little experimentation.
The results? My friends, this tea makes a Really. Good. Grasshopper. (Teahopper? Mintyhopper?) The creme de cacao and mint combo is nicely complemented by cream for the perfect after-dinner libation any time of year. Seriously, it is classic, downright refreshing, and tastes better than a peppermint patty.

MinTEAhopper Cocktail

  • 1 ounce Evergreen Mint Tea, brewed strong
  • 1 ounce creme de cacao
  • 1 ounce cream
  • ice

Place all ingredients in a cocktail shaker and shake well to blend. Strain into a glass and garnish with chocolate shavings or a mint sprig (or both!). Enjoy!

Photo courtesy of the author.

Ciaran Keast

Ciaran Keast loves art, semicolons, books, cats -- and all the tea, ever. When they're not posting tea photos on social media, you'll catch them at almost every Plum Deluxe event.
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