Cloughey Mint
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Cloughey Mint
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The Cloughey Mint cocktail is a layered shot that combines the richness of Bailey's Irish Cream with the refreshing, herbal flavor of Crème de Menthe, topped with a layer of ... more The Cloughey Mint cocktail is a layered shot that combines the richness of Bailey's Irish Cream with the refreshing, herbal flavor of Crème de Menthe, topped with a layer of cream. This indulgent drink creates a visually appealing trifecta of colors, offering a minty and creamy taste experience. Typically served in a shot glass, the Cloughey Mint is a cold, unshaken, unstirred cocktail that provides a succinct burst of flavor, ideal for those who appreciate a sweet, mint-flavored libation.
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Bailey's
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13.71% | 0.96 units *

Shot glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Cloughey Mint

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Pour crème de menthe into a shot glass then carefully pour the Baileys on top so that it layers
Then slowly add the cream so it floats on the very top, and serve


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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute Creme De Menthe with another ingredient in the Cloughey Mint cocktail?

Yes, if Creme De Menthe is not available, you can use peppermint schnapps as a substitute. The flavor profiles are similar, though schnapps may be a bit stronger, so you might want to adjust the amount accordingly.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Cloughey Mint?

The Cloughey Mint is best served cold in a shot glass. You can chill the glass beforehand to enhance the experience. Due to its creamy texture, it's also a great candidate for sipping slowly rather than as a quick shot.

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

How can I customize the Cloughey Mint cocktail to my liking?

For a unique twist, try adding a sprinkle of grated chocolate or cocoa powder on top before serving. This adds a delightful contrast to the minty flavor. For an extra minty kick, a mint leaf garnish can also enhance both the presentation and flavor.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are most suitable for serving the Cloughey Mint?

The Cloughey Mint, with its refreshing mint flavor and creamy texture, is perfect for after-dinner sipping or as a festive treat during the holidays. It's also a great choice for themed parties or as a novel addition to cocktail menus at events.

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