Big This Summer: Watermelon Mojito

People go crazy for this drink each spring and summer, whenever we first get fresh watermelon in.

It started a few years back, when the bar where I work started mixing Bacardi Dragon Berry into mojitos and serving them with strawberries. Then came the watermelon, which people sometimes seem to fiend for. We get asked about it all year round:

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About This Cocktail
A traditional mojito made with muddled watermelon in addition to mint, lime and simple syrup.

Ingredients
2 ounces white rum
4 to 6 mint leave
4 to 6 watermelon pieces
1 lime wedge
Splash simple syrup
Top with soda water

Preparation
Muddle the pieces of watermelon with mint, lime and simple syrup in a pint glass. Pack the pint glass full with ice and then add the rum. Roll the drink into a mixing tin and back before finishing it with soda water and/or lemon-lime soda to taste.

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2 responses to “Big This Summer: Watermelon Mojito

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