Mint Muse
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Mint Muse
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The Mint Muse is a vibrant and invigorating cocktail that combines the potent aniseed flavor of absinthe with the tropical sweetness of pineapple juice, creating a complex and refreshing taste ... more The Mint Muse is a vibrant and invigorating cocktail that combines the potent aniseed flavor of absinthe with the tropical sweetness of pineapple juice, creating a complex and refreshing taste profile. The addition of fresh muddled mint leaves enhances the cocktail with a cooling herbal undertone, while the effervescence of lemon-lime soda adds a zesty lift, perfect for cutting through the rich flavors. Served in a highball glass, the Mint Muse caters to those who enjoy a bold, herbaceous drink with a sweet and tangy twist.
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Absinthe
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9.49% | 1.5 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Mint Muse

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
In a rocks glass, muddle 6-8 mint leaves and a lime wedge
Add ice, absinthe and pineapple juice and top with lemon-lime soda
Give a quick stir and serve

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

·  Muddle  ·  Stir  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I use a different type of absinthe in the Mint Muse cocktail?

Yes, you can use any brand or variety of absinthe in the Mint Muse cocktail. The unique flavor profile of each type of absinthe can slightly alter the taste of the cocktail, so it might be worth experimenting to find your preferred combination.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnish works best with the Mint Muse cocktail?

A fresh sprig of mint or a slice of pineapple works excellently as a garnish for the Mint Muse cocktail. Both can enhance the visual appeal and aromatic experience, complementing the drink's existing flavors.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Is it crucial to stir the Mint Muse instead of shaking it?

Yes, the Mint Muse cocktail is designed to be stirred and not shaken to maintain a clearer appearance and to delicately blend the flavors without overly diluting the drink with ice, as shaking might.

NON_ALCOHOLIC_VARIATIONS

How can I make a non-alcoholic version of the Mint Muse?

To create a non-alcoholic version of the Mint Muse, you can substitute the absinthe with a non-alcoholic herbal or anise-flavored syrup. Adjust the quantity according to your taste preference, keeping the balance of flavors similar to the original recipe.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Mint Muse for a summer party?

For a summer party, serve the Mint Muse in a chilled highball glass filled with ice. Garnish with a sprig of mint or a pineapple slice to emphasize the drink's refreshing qualities. Providing it in batches can make it easier to serve multiple guests efficiently.

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