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First thing that will come to your mind when you see Creme De Menthe is mouthwash. You will think the same when you taste it too, and you're right to do so. It is instantly recognisable, whether it's in or out the bottle given it's distinctive bright like green colour.
Often sold as shots in bars, clubs and pubs, at 25 ABV% it isn't too bad to the taste and is bearable to drink straight. It has a very distinctive mint flavour which is ideal for those who don't like the actual taste of alcohol with whatever they're drinking.
Despite being considered a spirit, it's a drink that you can shot and not have a too horrible an after feeling in your throat. It tastes great when mixed with lemonade. It's appearance is very appealing to those who don't know what it is, often inclining them to give it a go, and very often they are satisfied with their curiosity. I have seen this happen many a time in pubs.
Pricewise, like many alcoholic beverages it varies wherever you go. If you were to buy a shot or a measure from a pub or club, it will probably be slightly cheaper than a shot of say vodka or whisky, only by about 30p or so. The cheapest I've paid for a shot is £2 but I have paid as much as £3 in the more expensive pubs. For a bottle, well if you were to go for mint creme de menthe, 50cl would cost you about around the £10 mark, with prices literaly varying from as low as £8.99 to as much as £12.
My personal opinion of Creme de Menthe is positive. I like the minty mouthwash-like taste. I also like the aftertaste in my mouth afterwards. I'm not a fan of shots et cetera but this is one of those drinks that you can shot no problem. Therefore if you're looking for something different to try, give Creme de Menthe ago, after all it isn't all that bad.