NATIONAL GRAND MARNIER DAY
National Grand Marnier Day is annually observed on July 14th. An 1880′s French invention by Alexandre Marnier-Lapostolle, this cognac concoction is used in mixed drinks and in desserts.
Grand Marnier in used in a long list of desserts including liquor cream buns, Yule log, cranberry sauce, Crepes Suzette’ and Grand Marnier souffle creme brulee’. Grand Marnier is also used in the sauce of the roasted duck dish, “Canard a l’Orange”.
Some examples of the mixed drinks including Grand Marnier are: Cosmopolitan, Margarita, Sidecar, Dirty Harry, Grand Mimosa, B-52, the Grand Marnier Smash, the Grand Smash, the Smash Marnier, the Bloody Smash, the Maced Marnier, the Ace Marnier Smash, the Frosty Smash, the Smace, the Grand Hound, the Blood Pug, the Clarke, the Nogley and the Grand Marnier Fireball.
Make something that uses grand marnier as an ingredient. Post on social media using #NationalGrandMarnierDay to encourage others to join in paying it forward.
HISTORY We were unable to locate the creator of National Grand Marnier Day, an “unofficial” national holiday.