Refreshing Spicy Ginger Mojito

Ginger MojitoMy husband was a bartender while in school and he still enjoys creating a signature drink for each of our Gr8 Dinners. This delicious beverage is a twist on the classic Mojito. He created this for our “Memories from Our Mother’s Kitchen” Gr8 Dinner last year.

Normally everyone has one of the signature drinks then moves on to their favorite libation. But this Ginger Mojito is so tasty, that many of the Gr8 guests drank this all evening…It was a hit!

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Ginger Mojito

This makes 1 drink, feel free to double or triple or...
Author Debbie

Ingredients

  • 8-10 fresh mint leaves
  • 1/2 ounce simple syrup
  • 1/2 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 1/2 ounces white rum
  • Ice for shaking
  • 2 to 3 ounces ginger beer
  • 1 small piece of fresh ginger, peeled and thinly sliced

Instructions

  1. Muddle together mint leaves, simple syrup, and lime juice in a cocktail shaker.
  2. Add rum and ice and shake.
  3. Strain into an 8-ounce glass over ice.
  4. Stir in ginger beer.
  5. Garnish with a sprig of mint and the thinly sliced ginger.
  6. Make a toast to Gr8 Friends!
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