Mint chocolate martini recipe |

Mint chocolate martini recipe

Cassie Pence
Preston Utley/Vail DailyTap Room bartender Brian Reichel pours a mint-chocolate martini. The annual Martini Ball to benefit the Eagle Valley Humane Society is Saturday at the Tap Room in Vail Village.

What does your martini say about you?

VAIL ” Unlike any other cocktail, the martini talks. A classic one made with gin sipped around 5 p.m. on a Monday says, “work sucks.” A chilled Grey Goose martini whispers, “I am sophisticated.” And that cute hot-pink cosmo shouts, “It’s ladies’ night, boys. Let the fun begin.”

Here’s a recipe whipped up by Tap Room bartender Brian Reichel. What does this martini say? “Time for dessert.”


1 ounce vanilla vodka

1⁄2 ounce creme de menthe

1⁄2 ounce mint chocolate Bailey’s

1⁄2 cream de cacao


Pour ingredients into a shaker filled with ice. Shake until ice forms on the metal shaker. Pour into a chilled martini glass lined with chocolate syrup.

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