The grasshopper cocktail is a classic after dinner adult beverage originally invented in new orleans where so many great cocktails were invented it possesses southern charm using creme de menthe and creme de cacao means it is pretty sweet and easy to forget there is alcohol involved.

The rich green hued dessert cocktail became a mainstay at bars during the disco era while in contemporary times bartenders have taken the concept and run with it creating clarified grasshoppers grasshopper milkshakes and other playful riffs on the flavorful classic.

It rsquo s an ingredient that rsquo s seen most commonly in the classic grasshopper a drink that dates back to the early 1900s but these days is most often associated with the 1970s disco era the sweet mix of creme de menthe creme de cacao and heavy cream is a retro dessert drink that while not bad could use some modernizing and livening up.

Iconic for its pale green hue the grasshopper is a sweet and creamy dessert cocktail perfect for a last minute after dinner treat on a hot summer evening the cocktail is made simply with equal.

The holiday hopper is a take on the popular grasshopper cocktail its creamy mint chocolate base is accented with melon liqueur for a unique taste the holiday hopper is a take on the popular grasshopper cocktail its creamy mint chocolate base is accented with melon liqueur for a unique taste.

Visit the country rsquo s third oldest restaurant in its new home sadly its iconic stand up bar didn rsquo t make the move where the grasshopper the frothy and minty iconic after dinner drink was invented way back in the days when locals and politicians played poker dice at this decatur street landmark.

Cocktail martini glass 4 to 6 ounces martini grasshopper manhattan collins glass 10 to 12 ounces tom collins fuzzy navel screwdriver cocktail champagne flute 6 to 8 ounces or coupe glass 5 to 7 ounces champagne mimosas other champagne cocktails.

Godiva chocolate liqueur vs creme de cacao chocolate liqueurs vary greatly and godiva is distinctly different than creme de cacao long a favorite in the bar creme de cacao is a very sweet chocolate liqueur that is available in dark and white clear varieties it is produced by multiple brands and though it is thick it is not creamy.