The Dirty Banana is far more delicious than its name lets on. The blended drink gets its “dirty” reputation from a hit of Kahlúa and aged rum, which add not only a tinge of earthy color but also edge and depth. Mixed with both banana liqueur and a whole ripe banana for a double dose of banana goodness, it’s like a boozy banana split in a glass. You might have just stumbled upon your new favorite guilty pleasure.
- Add all ingredients save for the garnish to a blender and blend until smooth.
- Pour into a Collins glass and garnish with a slice of banana.
Iconic for its pale green hue, the Grasshopper is a sweet and creamy dessert cocktail made simply with equal parts white crème de cacao, green crème de menthe and cream. Invented at Tujague's Restaurant in New Orleans, it earned a bartender second place in a cocktail competition sometime in the early 1920s (the history gets a bit foggy due t...