Mojitos: Herb-Infused Cocktails +

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Mojito is a traditional Cuban highball. Traditionally, a mojito is a cocktail that consists of five ingredients: white rum, sugar, lime juice, soda water, and mint. Its combination of sweetness, citrus, and mint flavors is intended to complement the rum, and has made the mojito a popular summer drink.
 

Ingredients: 1 1/2 oz White rum, 6 leaves of Mint, Soda Water, 1 oz Fresh lime juice, MORE

Preparation: Mint sprigs muddled with sugar and lime juice. Rum added and topped with soda water. Garnished with sprig of mint leaves. Served with a straw. article source

Basil Spring Cocktail

Basil is anti-inflammatory and antibacterial, and it contains a unique mix of flavonoids that are amazing for skin.

Ingredients

  • 3 ounces organic vodka
  • Splash of sparkling water
  • 3 to 5 fresh basil leaves
  • Rhubarb, for garnish

Preparation

1. Chop up a few basil leaves.

2. Add basil leaves and vodka to the bottom of a glass, then muddle with a wooden spoon.

3. Fill the glass with ice and top with sparkling water.

4. Garnish with fresh basil and thin ribbons of rhubarb peel.

Blackberry Herb Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces prosecco (or another sparkling white wine)
  • 3 sprigs rosemary
  • 5 to 10 blackberries
  • 1 orange
  • 1 teaspoon organic sugar
  • Flowers, for garnish

Preparation

1. Line a glass rim with organic sugar.

2. Grind together the blackberries, rosemary, and orange in the bottom of a glass, either using a muddler or the handle of a wooden spoon.

3. Add prosecco, a splash of water, and some ice cubes, and garnish with flowers.

Mint Martini

Regular mint is just as healthy as its cousin, pineapple mint. Mint can also be a powerful acne fighter and wrinkle reducer, and it’s great at cooling your body, making it the perfect herb to enjoy during warmer months.

Ingredients

  • 2 sprigs organic mint leaves
  • 2 ounces organic vodka
  • Crushed ice
  • 4 sprigs mint, for garnish

Preparation

1. Put 6 to 8 mint leaves and crushed ice in the bottom of a tall glass. Crush the leaves to extract their flavor.

2. Add 2 ounces vodka and shake several times.

3. Strain into a chilled martini glasses and garnish with a small mint sprig.

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