Cocktail Cabinet No. 44

3rd April, 2016

You might think that a cocktail that involved chocolate, the Russian classical composer Sergei Rachmaninoff and a disputed origin in a bar in New Orleans would be a hipster stalwart, a contemporary cocktail hero.

But you would be wrong. The glowing green, crème de menthe-soaked delight that is the Grasshopper has fallen from grace and popularity, perhaps because it is almost too easy to make.

The core of this cocktail is crème de...

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