History and guide to Midori Melon Liqueur
Midori Melon Liqueur, or more commonly just called Midori, is a bright green cocktail mixer for hundreds of drink varieties. Midori was originally produced in Japan up until late 1987 and now it is mainly produced in various parts of Mexico. Most people will be surprised to learn that the launch party for Midori was held in the infamous Studio 54 in New York back in 1978. This liqueur got it starts being known as a classy cocktail for you to enjoy and has really kept that reputation for all of these years.
Since Midori Melon Liqueur is so sweet by itself people rarely drink it straight or on the rocks. Alligator Piss is a delicious cocktail contrary to its name. The concoction includes Midori, peach schnapps, Southern Comfort, Amaretto almond liqueur and sweet and sour mix. You just shake it up together and then strain it into your preferred drink glass and enjoy. A Midori Sour is probably the most common cocktail that Midori has going for it. This cocktail includes whiskey sour, sprite and Midori topped off with a couple of Maraschino cherries.
The Midori Melon Liqueur became so popular at bars and restaurants and people just had to have it at home. Party hostesses and event planners everywhere all agree that Midori is a great selection for cocktails at any occasion. The best thing about Midori is that it is affordable on almost everyone’s budget. You can get a 750 ML bottle for $20 to $25 in your liquor stores, super markets and even online. If you are always looking for a new drink to try, Midori will keep you busy for a while. Head to your local market today and start making your Midori cocktails for yourself or friends tonight!