On The Rocks: Raspberry Mojito

Melissa  |  September 30

It’s hard to believe that it’s almost October and fall is here (maybe because our season-less Santa Barbara weather is still sunny and beautiful. My ”On The Rocks” column will be taking a brief hiatus as I am currently thinking up new fall-winter recipes to share with all of you (Being, ahem…professionals, Kelly and I first need to “test out” the products…wink wink). Today I thought it was fitting to share with you one of my favorite warm-weather cocktails….the raspberry mojito. Not only is it such a pretty drink, it is sooo delicious. Enjoy!

Ingredients:

   ~3/4 shot of Bicardi Razz Rum

~3/4 shot of Bicardi Superior Rum

~Small splash of simple syrup

~Small handful of fresh raspberries

~Mint leaves

~Lime Wedge

~Splash of sprite

~Soda

*In a tall collins glass, muddle mint, raspberries, lime wedge (extract oils from rind), and simple syrup. Add rum, fill with soda and a small splash of sprite. Shake and serve on the rocks.

Note: the secret to a great mojito is plenty of booze (obviously), not too much simple syrup, and tons of fresh lime juice

-XOXO Melissa

And to see even more On the Rocks cocktail ideas they’re right here.

Photographer: Tim Halberg
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