Cocktail Mixology – Blackberry Mojito

Blackberry Mojito
1/2 cup fresh mint leaves
4 teaspoons granulated sugar (or 2 packets of Splenda)
2 limes
1/4 cup fresh blackberries
3/4 cup light rum
1 cup club soda
2 sprigs fresh mint for garnish

1. Place the mint and sugar in a mortar and “muddle” it with a pestle. Squeeze in the lime juice and add half of the blackberries. Lightly crush the berries.
2. Pour the mixture into a cocktail shaker and add the light rum and club soda. Shake to mix.
3. Place 4 large cubes of ice in two rocks glasses and divide the drink equally between them.
4. Garnish each glass with the remaining blackberries and a sprig of fresh mint.

Join us at the Hartstone Inn for cocktails between 5 and 7 p.m. on your next visit and take advantage of our “Happy Hour Specials”. Signature cocktails are only $5 and include such favorites as: Key Lime Martinis, Peach Martinis and Raspberry Mojitos.

 
 

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