Grinch Cocktail Recipe

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Grinch Cocktail Recipe

As you might expect, “The Grinch” — a character from Dr. Seuss’ classic novel — is the name of a famous green cocktail around the holidays. In most cases, the cocktail is made with Midori, which makes it taste like sweet melon and gives it a signature green color. For a Grinch-themed drink, a red fruit garnish represents the character’s heart. Among all of the drink recipes named after the character, this fruity martini remains the original Grinch recipe. It can be found in most bartending guides. Also included is a recipe for rum with a tropical fruit twist and an absinthe-melon drink that is simply the best. It is unreal how delicious all the variations are; You can select the one you prefer depending on your mood and taste. Get some Christmas cheer by playing with these, and you’ll be sure to find a little joy.

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The strength of Grinch Cocktail Recipe is 3 out of 10.



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Nutrition (calories per serving)

The estimated calories of Grinch Cocktail Recipe is 201 calories per serving.

Preparation time (minutes)

The time it takes to create Grinch Cocktail Recipe is 3 minutes.

Tools needed

  • Cocktail Shaker
  • Strainer


  • Cocktail Glass

Ingredients (ML/OZ)

  • 2 ounces melon liqueur
  • 1/2 ounce lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon simple syrup
  • Maraschino cherry, for garnish

Steps to Make It

  • Collect the required ingredients.
  • Pour the melon liqueur, lemon juice, and simple syrup into a cocktail shaker. Fill the container with ice.
  • Shake vigorously.
  • Fill a chilled cocktail glass halfway with ice and strain into it.
  • Serve with a maraschino cherry as a garnish. Serve and have fun.

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