Cranberry Mojito

2 parts Cruzan® Aged Light Rum2 parts Cranberry Simple Syrup10 Fresh Mint Leaves1/4 part Lime Juice Soda Water Cranberries Lime Wheel

Combine mint leaves and lime juice in the bottom of a tall glass. Lightly muddle. Fill glass with ice. Add cranberry simple syrup and light rum. Top with soda water. Lightly stir with bar spoon. Garish with fresh cranberries and limes (optional).

Cranberry Simple Syrup: In a saucepan, add 1 cup water,  1 cup sugar and 8 oz of fresh cranberries. Bring to a light simmer over medium-high heat until sugar is dissolved and  cranberries start to burst (around 10 minutes). Remove from heat and  strain out cranberries.

Add a tart red touch to your favorite mint drink. This cranberry cocktail takes all the flavors of a classic mojito and combines it with the tangy zing of fresh cranberries. Mint and simple syrup cut through the tartness, while Cruzan® rum creates a robust and complex flavor. The bright colors make this a great cocktail to serve at the holidays or while simply spending time with friends.

QUICK FACTS

MAIN SPIRIT

Rum

FLAVOR

Fruity, Sour

SKILL LEVEL

Advanced

ingredients

  • 2 parts Cruzan® Aged Light Rum
  • 2 parts Cranberry Simple Syrup
  • 10 Fresh Mint Leaves
  • 1/4 part Lime Juice
  • Soda Water
  • Cranberries
  • Lime Wheel

Instructions

Combine mint leaves and lime juice in the bottom of a tall glass. Lightly muddle. Fill glass with ice. Add cranberry simple syrup and light rum. Top with soda water. Lightly stir with bar spoon. Garish with fresh cranberries and limes (optional).

Cranberry Simple Syrup: In a saucepan, add 1 cup water,  1 cup sugar and 8 oz of fresh cranberries. Bring to a light simmer over medium-high heat until sugar is dissolved and  cranberries start to burst (around 10 minutes). Remove from heat and  strain out cranberries.

How to Muddle
How to Make Simple Syrup

How to Muddle

How to Make Simple Syrup