Stinger
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Stinger
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.67 / 5
The Stinger cocktail originated in the United States during the 19th century and was popularized by high society drinkers as an after-dinner drink. This classic cocktail is made with two ... more The Stinger cocktail originated in the United States during the 19th century and was popularized by high society drinkers as an after-dinner drink. This classic cocktail is made with two simple ingredients: cognac and creme de menthe. The strong and smooth cognac brings a rich and complex flavor to the drink, while the sweet and refreshing creme de menthe adds a minty finish. The Stinger is traditionally served in a chilled glass and is known for its potent yet refreshing flavor profile. It is a perfect choice for those who enjoy a simple and sophisticated cocktail.

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Invented
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(1890)
Base ingredient
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Cognac
Garnish
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Mint
Alcohol content
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32.86% | 2.3 units *
Details
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Classic
Stirred

Cocktail glass

Ingredients

oz
ml
cl
Cognac cocktail ingredient
Cognac
50ml 1⅔oz 5cl
Creme De Menthe cocktail ingredient
Creme De Menthe
20ml ⅔oz 2cl

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Method

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add both ingredients to a mixing glass with ice and stir well
Strain into a chilled cocktail glass
Garnish with a mint leaf and serve

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