The History of Midori Liqueur - One of the Worlds most hated alcoholic products!



Modern bartenders often grimace at the idea of Midori Liqueur being on the backbar of their bars or even when they see it venues. A sign of the 'horrible' 80s when everything had diabetes & bright colours in it! The days when Tom Cruise was THE bartender everybody wanted to be & sours mix was the king of making things taste good. Interestingly even with such a bad rap the liqueur known as Midori was released & even with its radioactive colour happens to be made with fresh products & real fruit! Lets dive in...

For many years the process of production of the iconic green machine was a closely held secret of the Suntory company. Due to the coming of the second golden age of bartending(aka NOW) bartenders have been looking into the provenance of their products, the processes that create the ingredients they're using & demanding more information. So Suntory opened the book of secrets!