Grand Marnier is a cognac based triple sec orange liquor. Triple sec refers to the three-stage distillation process. Most triple sec liquors are made from the peel of oranges grown in Curacao, an island in the Caribbean. Grand Marnier is no exception, but is a French product. Traditionally a summertime drink, enjoy Grand Marnier straight, on the rocks, with a chaser or as an ingredient in your favorite cocktail.
This sparkling drink is made from 1 part Grand Marnier, 1 part fresh orange juice and 3 parts campagne. The grand mimosa is served in a tall glass over ice. This cocktail can be enjoyed at special celebratory occasions.
The clue is in the title, a simple summertime classic comprising of 1 part Grand Marnier and 3 parts tonic water, served over ice with a slice of lime to granish. The sweet and fruitiness of the liquor compliments and contrasts with the bitterness of the tonic and lemon or lime.
A fruity spin on a classic favorite, the Grand Mojito takes Grand Marnier back to its Caribbean roots. Made with 1 part Grand Marnier and 3 parts soda water, served over crushed ice, fresh lime and mint leaves.
This drink is made with 1/2 part Grand Marnier, 2 parts light rum and 2 parts orange juice, and served with sliced oranges and ice. Tangerine Dream can be served in a pitcher at summertime garden parties.
Grand Marnier Cocktail
As the name suggests, this is a classic cocktail containing Grand Marnier. Grand marnier cocktails are made with 1 part Grand Marnier, 1 1/2 parts vodka, 1 part lime juice, 1 part lemon juice and a dash of grenadine.
References and ResourcesBar None Drinks: Drinks Containing Grand Marnier
Liqueur Drink Recipes: Grand Marnier