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Birgit
BRONZE Member since Jan 2005

Birgit

had her carpal tunnel surgery already thanks v much
Location: Edinburgh

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Posted:I'm trying to make Diabolo Menthe, a french drink which is apparently made out of mint syrup and 7up/sprite. Has anyone ever made it and knows if that's correct (have looked on the web but not found much), and which shops in the UK would sell mint syrup? It has to be really really really freakishly green!

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TinklePants
GOLD Member since Jul 2005

TinklePants

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Posted:could you not use peppermint schnapps instead?

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Seye
SILVER Member since Mar 2005

Seye

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Location: Manchester, UK

Total posts: 1261
Posted:or creme de menthe.

You can also buy peppermint cordial in supermarkets as well as peppermint extract (which is kept near the other food flavourings).

The green colour would have to be added seperately - you should find that with the peppermint extract although i dont advise adding any kind of colouring to food or drinks.


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TinklePants
GOLD Member since Jul 2005

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Posted:nah, green teeth isn't very attractive.

oooh absinthe is green...


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_Aime_
SILVER Member since Jan 2004

_Aime_

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Location: Hastings

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Posted:ooo! I love that stuff. Not sure where you get it from confused
I used to drink it with milk..strange...but nice.
Never thought about putting it with lemonade. Hmm.
I wan't to go back to france and buy some now..


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TinklePants
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Posted:drink it straight and watch the moles come after you under the carpet

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Birgit
BRONZE Member since Jan 2005

Birgit

had her carpal tunnel surgery already thanks v much
Location: Edinburgh

Total posts: 4145
Posted:I think if I found it and drank it straight I'd be like Bart and Milhouse after drinking the super-super-squishi. I might even join the boyscouts if they accepted a 26y-old femaleperson.

I really really want to use the mint syrup though, just using lemonade with random minty stuff isn't good enough wink


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TinklePants
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TinklePants

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Posted:the sugar pixies- i love that one haha

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