Cocktail Recipe: Aspen Juice Melon Mojito

Bring a little summer into your life this winter by mixing up a batch of Melon Mojitos. Aspen Juice, a local Denver company, uses a cold press juicer to slowly extract the juice by pressing rather than blending or spinning. The result, a great juice that is tasty and also, for those who want to indulge, is a great base for cocktail making. 

 

Traditionally, a mojito consists of five ingredients: white rum, sugar, lime juice, sparking water and mint. The combination of sweetness and refreshing citrus and mint this a very popular summer drink. Aspen Juice has put together a version of the mojito with their Watermelon Juice. It is one of our favs! It will surely warm you up this winter and may even make you feel like you are at the beach. 

 

Ingredients

1/2 cup cold pressed watermelon juice. Aspen Juice's "Summer" drink

1/2once fresh lime (juiced)

8-10 mint leaves (plus more to garnish)

1 1/2 ounce white rum

Ginger ale (to finish)

Glass of ice

 

Directions

Combine cold pressed watermelon juice, fresh lime juice, and mint leaves in a cocktail shaker and muddle until well blended. Add rum and pour over a glass of ice. 

Top with some ginger ale and garnish with more fresh mint.

 

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