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Winter Maple Mojito

Cozy up with a Winter Maple Mojito, a seasonal take on the classic cocktail. This unique variation incorporates mint simple syrup for sweetness along with Rum 44, lime juice, Baird Farm mint infused vermont maple syrup, mint bitters, and club soda. It’s a sweetened version of the mojito with a mint-green color, perfect for chilly evenings and holiday festivities.

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Winter Maple Mojito

Winter Maple Mojito

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
5 from 1 vote
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Mojito, Winter Maple Mojito
Servings: 1
If you’re looking for something lighter than a stout to enjoy on St. Patrick’s Day, try this refreshing mojito recipe with a beautiful mint-green color.

Equipment

  • Tall Glass

Ingredients

  • 1.5 oz. Rum 44
  • ¾ oz. Lime juice
  • ¾ oz. Mint simple syrup
  • ¼ oz. Baird Farm Mint Infused Vermont Maple Syrup
  • 2 Dashes of Fee Brothers Mint Bitters
  • Club soda or seltzer to top

Instructions

To make a mint simple syrup:

  • Combine 3 cups of simple syrup (a 1:1 ratio of sugar dissolved in hot water) with 1 cup of pressed mint leaves.
  • Blanch the mint in boiling water for 15 seconds, then immediately remove the mint leaves and immerse them in ice water for 1 minute.
  • Strain the leaves from the ice water. Blend the cooled simple syrup with the mint leaves for 1 minute, then strain well.
  • Store the cooled mint simple syrup in an airtight container in the refrigerator, for up to 2 weeks.

To make this cocktail:

  • Combine all ingredients except for the club soda (or seltzer) in a tall glass filled with ice.
  • Stir to incorporate ingredients, then top with the club soda or seltzer, and garnish with a lime wedge.
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Written by Mad River Distillers

Mad River Distillers is a craft producer of whiskey, rum and brandy in the heart of Vermont’s Mad River Valley. The ingredients for the spirits are sourced regionally from non-GMO, fair trade and organic suppliers and the mashing, fermenting, distilling and aging occur on site at the distillery in Warren, Vermont. The current line includes two flagship whiskies and 3 limited release whiskey offerings, 2 cocktail rums and 3 aged rums, and an apple brandy. Mad River Distillers is available in New England, New York and California, as well as direct from the distillery at their their tasting rooms in Burlington and Waitsfield, Vermont.

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