Thirsty Thursday - Blackberry Perrier Mojito

Blackberry Perrier Mojito rbk-blackberry-mojito-lgn

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz silver rum (i.e. Cruzan)
  • 1 oz lime juice, fresh squeezed
  • 1 oz simple syrup
  • 4 blackberries (plus one extra, for garnish)
  • 10-15 mint leaves
  • Mint sprig, for garnish
  • Blackberry, for garnish
  • 1 oz Perrier

Simple syrup: 1 part water: 1 part white sugar. Combine the sugar and water. Stir until completely dissolved. You can also heat on stovetop to dissolve faster.

Directions: In a mixing glass, muddle the blackberries and mint with the lime juice and simple syrup. Add the rum. Top with crushed ice. Add the splash of Perrier and stir well. Garnish with a blackberry and mint sprig.

Photo and Recipe Source: www.redbookmag.com