This shockingly green, creamy cocktail was invented in 1919 but didn’t become popular until the Eisenhower era. It’s making a comeback today as modern mixologists update the retro classic with ingredients like fresh mint and black pepper.

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  • Servings: Makes 1


  • 1 ounce white crème de cacao
  • 1 ounce green crème de menthe
  • 1 ounce heavy cream
  • Ice

How to make this recipe

  1. In a cocktail shaker, combine the crème de cacao, crème de menthe and cream. Fill the shaker with ice and shake well. Strain into a chilled coupe.

Photo © Lucas Allen Published March 2015

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