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WATERMELON MOJITO: The Perfect Summer Cocktail

July 01, 2021 1 min read

WATERMELON MOJITO: The Perfect Summer Cocktail

When the summer heat is getting to you try this refreshing cocktail for a quick cool down.

 

INGREDIENTS

  • roughly 10 sprigs of fresh mint, 30-40 leaves
  • 6 large slices of watermelon
  • 9 ounces of rum*
  • 1/2 cup simple syrup
  • juice of 3 limes
  • watermelon spears and sprigs of mint for garnishing
  • Any Koala Mint tincture ( 1-2 droppers per glass)
*For virgin drinks omit rum or substitute a few drops artificial rum flavor or a splash of pineapple juice with a drop of almond extract

 

INSTRUCTIONS

1. Chop the watermelon into large chunks, and remove any large seeds and the rind.
2. Puree the fruit in a food processor until smooth.
3. Use a mortar and pestle to mash your mint leaves.
4. Combine the mashed mint, rum, simple syrup, 2 cups of the pureed watermelon, the lime juice, and stir to combine.
5. Fill glasses with ice cubes add mint tincture, and pour mojito mixture over. Garnish with a sprig of mint and a spear of watermelon in each glass. Enjoy!