Emerald Envy
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Emerald Envy
Cocktail recipe

Rating

4 / 5
The Emerald Envy is a visually striking cocktail with its vibrant green hue, courtesy of crème de menthe, a mint-flavored liqueur that also imparts a refreshing minty flavor. This cocktail ... more The Emerald Envy is a visually striking cocktail with its vibrant green hue, courtesy of crème de menthe, a mint-flavored liqueur that also imparts a refreshing minty flavor. This cocktail balances the sharpness of vodka with the sweetness of lemonade to create a revitalizing and easy-to-sip beverage. Served in a highball glass, it's a simple yet attractive drink for those who enjoy a mint-forward flavor profile with a citrus twist. The Emerald Envy is typically enjoyed as a cold drink, making it a pleasant choice for warm-weather occasions or as a festive addition to themed parties where its color and brightness can be showcased.
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Lemon
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10.25% | 3.08 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Cocktail Colin says:

4/5

Emerald Envy dazzles with its vivid appearance and a refreshing palate of crème de menthe and lemonade, anchored by clean vodka. This drink is an excellent choice for mint lovers and anyone looking for a visually and tastefully vibrant cocktail.

Method
How to make a Emerald Envy

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Put the vodka and crème de menthe in the bottom of a highball glass
Then top up your glass with lemonade and stir
Add a slice of lemon to garnish and serve

Learn more about some of the mixology terms used in this cocktail

·  Highball  ·  Stir  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

What can I use if I don't have Creme De Menthe for the Emerald Envy?

If you're out of Creme De Menthe, you can substitute it with peppermint schnapps for a similar minty flavor. The color may vary, so if the green tint is important for presentation, add a drop of green food coloring.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What are some garnishing ideas for Emerald Envy?

For Emerald Envy, fresh mint leaves or a lemon twist make excellent garnishes. These add a visual appeal and a slight aroma that complements the drink's minty and citrus notes.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Emerald Envy?

The ideal way to serve Emerald Envy is in a chilled highball glass. Ensure the cocktail is well stirred and cold before serving. This enhances its refreshing qualities, especially in warmer settings.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are perfect for serving the Emerald Envy?

Emerald Envy is perfect for spring celebrations or St. Patrick’s Day events, thanks to its vibrant green color and refreshing taste. Its minty flavor also makes it a great choice for summer gatherings or as a festive cocktail for themed parties.

NON_ALCOHOLIC_VARIATIONS

How can I make a non-alcoholic version of the Emerald Envy?

To create a non-alcoholic Emerald Envy, replace vodka with sparkling water or lemon-lime soda, and use a non-alcoholic mint syrup instead of Creme De Menthe. Adjust the quantities to taste, ensuring you maintain the refreshing and minty profile of the original cocktail.

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