Could it be? Is summer finally here? If so – it may be time to break out some refreshing summer rum drinks and this one would certainly fit that category. For this recipe, use cranberry juice, pomegranate juice, strawberry puree, cherry juice or grenadine to give the cocktail a light pink hue and delicious taste. Ahhh…such a refreshing summertime cooler!
Pink Lemonade Mojito
recipe: Rum Therapy
2 oz. white rum (we used Bacardi Superior)
6 mint leaves
1 lemon (roll with your hand on a flat surface, juice, then reserve 1/4 peel)
1/2 to 1 oz. cranberry juice, pomegranate juice, strawberry puree, cherry juice or grenadine
1 tbsp. simple syrup (depending on the red juice you use, you may need to add a little more or less simple syrup to taste)
mint leaves and a lemon slice for garnish
In a tall glass, add rum, mint, lemon peel and simple syrup and gently muddle. Fill glass with ice, then add your choice of red juice, and the lemon juice and top it off with club soda. Stir slightly. Garnish with a lemon slice and some mint leaves.
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