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Midori Melon-Liqueur.
 

History:

Midori is a muskmelon-flavored liqueur, manufactured in Japan, Mexico, and France. It was made exclusively in Japan until 1987.

Midori was first made in 1978 with a part held in New Yorks "Studio 54".

Midori is named after the Japanese word for "green".
The Midori made by the French is sweeter then the Japan made versions.
Midori is extremely sweet and is not usually taken "straight" and is usually mixed.
It is often mixed in Long drinks with: Lemonade, lemon juice, lime juice, Pineapple juice, or orange juice. Sweet flavors help combat the sweetness. It ranges from 20-21% ABV (Alcohol by volume).

Recipes:

Midori Ginger Ale & Lime: 1 part MIDORI, 2 parts ginger ale, 1-2 wedges of lime, lime wedge for garnish.
Fill the glass with ice, Pour in MIDORI, Squeeze 1-2 wedges of lime and drop into glass, Add 2 parts ginger ale to 1 part MIDORI, Stir gently from the bottom of the glass Garnish with a lime wedge.


Midori Pineapple: 1 part MIDORI, 2 parts pineapple juice, pineapple wedge for garnish.
Fill the glass with ice, Pour in 1 part MIDORI to 2 parts pineapple juice, Stir and garnish with a pineapple wedge.


Midori Ginger beer & Lemon: 1 part MIDORI, 2 parts ginger beer, 1 wedge of lemon.
Fill the glass with ice, Pour in MIDORI, Squeeze 1 wedge of lemon and drop into glass, Add 2 parts ginger beer to 1 part MIDORI, Stir gently from the bottom of the glass.


Midori Orange: 1 part MIDORI, 2 parts orange juice, orange slice for garnish.
Fill the glass with ice, Pour in 1 part MIDORI to 2 parts orange juice, Stir and garnish with an orange slice.


Midori Tonic and Lemon: 1 part MIDORI, 2 parts tonic water, 1 wedge of lemon, lemon wedge for garnish.
Fill the glass with ice, Pour in MIDORI, Squeeze 1 wedge of lemon and drop into glass, Add 2 parts tonic water to 1 part MIDORI, Stir gently from the bottom of the glass, Garnish with a lemon wedge.




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