What’s better than an amazing mojito? Impress your guests or just whip one up for yourself. Super sweet and so refreshing.
Black and Blue Mojito
by Kim Haasarud, author of 101 Mojitos and Other Muddled Drinks
A great Black and Blue Mojito made with Driscoll’s blackberries and blueberries.
2 oz 10 Cane Rum
1 oz lime juice
1 oz simple syrup
pinch of mint
Splash of soda water
In a mixing glass, muddle the berries and mint with the lime juice and simple syrup. Add the 10 Cane rum. Top with crushed ice. Add a splash of soda water and stir. Garnish with mint sprig and additional berries.
Kim Haasarud is a James Beard-honored mixologist, author, and beverage consultant. She is the founder of Liquid Architecture. She conceives her signature cocktails much as Alice Waters would create a specialty dish, taking inspiration from market-fresh, high-quality ingredients.
“Cocktails, like food, should be culinary experiences,” says Haasarud. “It is about combining ingredients to create a sensation on the palate and entice all the senses with a combination of flavors, textures, aromas, and garnishes.”