SUNSET® English Cucumber Mojito
Unique and refreshing, the cool of cucumber plays well with fresh mint and rum in this creative twist on a Mojito.
Makes 1 serving
4 – 5 slices SUNSET® Cucumber
4 – 5 sprigs fresh mint
2 oz silver rum
3/4 oz fresh lime juice
3/4 oz simple syrup*
1 1/2 oz soda water
Garnish: cucumber wheel and fresh mint sprig
Drop the cucumber slices and mint into a cocktail shaker. With a muddler, press the cucumber and mint to release their flavors. Fill the shaker with ice. Measure in the rum, lime juice, and simple syrup. Cap and shake vigorously. Pour into a large glass. Garnish with cucumber wheel on the rim of the glass and mint sprig.
*Simple syrup is available at bar supply stores. You can make it by combining 2 cups sugar with 2 cups water. Bring to a quick boil. Cool. Store refrigerated for up to one month.