Friday Signature Cocktail Day ~ Champagne Grapefruit Mojito

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Recipe

Champagne Grapefruit Mojito

Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon agave nectar
  • 12 mint leaves
  • juice of one lime, about 2 tablespoons
  • 3 ounces good rum
  • juice of one grapefruit
  • 1 cup ice, broken into large cubes
  • about ⅓ cup champagne, club soda or tonic can be substituted
Instructions
  1. I like to juice the lime and grapefruit, then cut them into wedges and muddle.
  2. To a shaker add grapefruit juice and wedges, mint, agave, ice, lime juice and lime wedges.
  3. Muddle crushing to release flavors.
  4. Add rum and shake. (do not add carbonated beverage)
  5. Spoon out the grapefruit and lime wedges.
  6. Fill 8 to 10 ounce glasses with ice and pour half full with grapefruit/mint mixture. Finish filling glass with champagne and stir to combine.
  7. Garnish with grapefruit wedge and mint stem

Resource

Recipe Author, Paula Jones, via Call Me PMC

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