Serve in aCollins glass
Mint sprigs bouquet
How to make:
Lightly MUDDLE mint in base of glass (just to bruise). Add the next 4 ingredients to glass and two-thirds fill with crushed ice. CHURN (stir) with bar spoon and then FILL glass with more crushed ice. TOP with soda, briefly churn and serve.
|14 fresh||Mint leaves|
|1 1/3 fl oz||Bacardi Gold rum|
|2/3 fl oz||Cherry Heering cherry brandy liqueur|
|1/2 fl oz||Lime juice (freshly squeezed)|
|1/4 fl oz||Sugar syrup 'rich' (2 sugar to 1 water, 65.0°brix)|
|1/2 fl oz||Thomas Henry Soda Water|
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A Mojito with a touch of cherry. Beware, this is no cherry bomb and those looking for something fruitier and sweeter should add 2.5 to 5ml (½ to 1 barspoon) sugar syrup.
One of many cherry riffs on the classic Mojito. This one by yours truly in December 2021.
One serving of Cherry Mojito contains 182 calories.