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After Eight Cocktail: Baileys Mint Cocktail

This tasty After Eight cocktail is the perfect mix of chocolate and mint. If you are fan of the namesake candy, then you will love this decadent treat. 

After eight cocktail

Do you love chocolate and mint? If you are a fan of minty cocktails like the Grasshopper, then you will love this delicious drink that takes its inspiration from the holiday chocolate, After Eight Dinner mints. 

The After Eight cocktail with Baileys is perfect for those nights when you want a little dessert like drink that is also refreshing. 

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Why you’ll love the After Eight Martini

after eight cocktail

With only three ingredients, this is one of the easiest cocktails to make but it is also really impressive. 

This cocktail is perfect for the holidays, or any time you’re in the mood for something festive and fun.

It is also a great St Patrick’s day cocktail thanks to the pretty green color. 

If you love the taste of this cocktail, make sure to check out my After Eight Shot Recipe which is a layered shot that also tastes like a chocolate mint. 

This After 8 Cocktail recipe is:

  • Creamy and decadent
  • Perfect for Christmas
  • Beautiful to look at
  • Just an After Eight mint

After Eight Cocktail Ingredients 

This drink only requires 3 simple ingredients making it easy for anyone to make. 

Here are the ingredients you will need.

  • Creme de Cacao
  • Creme de Menthe
  • Baileys Irish Cream

What Tools Do You Need?

To make this cocktail, you will need the following:

A Cocktail Shaker (I got my glass cocktail shaker from Amazon)

A Strainer

In a pinch you can use a mason jar as a shaker and then use the lid as a strainer. 

How To Make An After Eight Martini

After eight cocktail

Add each ingredient into a cocktail shaker with ice

How to make an After Eight martini

Shake in a cocktail shaker

grasshopper cocktail ingredients

Strain into a glass and add garnish

After eight Martini


How To Garnish Your Chocolate Mint Cocktail

After Eight cocktail

As you can see from the photos, I went simple and garnished my glass with half of an After Eight chocolate and a mint leaf. 

Just cut in half diagonally with a knife and then make a small slit in the chocolate so that it balances on your glass. 

After Eight Cocktail
Yield: 1

After Eight Cocktail

Prep Time: 3 minutes
Cook Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 3 minutes

The perfect after dinner drink, this After Eight martini is rich and creamy.


  • 1 oz Baileys
  • 1 oz Creme de Menthe
  • 1 oz Creme de Cacao
  • Ice


  1. Put all the ingredients into a cocktail shaker together
  2. Shake briskly and strain into a glass
  3. Garnish with a slice of After Eight chocolate and serve immediately


Use green Creme de Menthe to get the great mint green color.

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More Fun Martini Recipes

Peppermint Martini With Baileys – heres another delicious mint cocktail that contains Baileys

Easter Martini {The Perfect Purple Martini} – This pretty purple martini is a hit at any time of year

Pink Gin Martini – go pink with this classic gin martini. 

how to make an After eight martini

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