Pink Mojito
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Pink Mojito
Cocktail recipe

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The Pink Mojito is a vibrant and refreshing cocktail that adds a colorful twist to the classic Mojito. This cocktail blends the tangy zest of lime juice with the sweet ... more The Pink Mojito is a vibrant and refreshing cocktail that adds a colorful twist to the classic Mojito. This cocktail blends the tangy zest of lime juice with the sweet and tart notes of cranberry juice, creating a delightful berry-infused variation. Fresh mint leaves infuse the drink with a cool, aromatic quality, while a hint of sugar balances the acidity and enhances the overall sweetness. Gold rum provides a rich, smooth base that complements the fruity flavors, resulting in a beautifully layered beverage. Typically served in a highball glass and garnished with a sprig of mint, the Pink Mojito is a visually appealing and palate-pleasing drink perfect for those who enjoy a fruity, minty refreshment.
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15 key ingredients
Base ingredient
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Gold rum
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Mint
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14.81% | 2.4 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Pink Mojito

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Squeeze the lime into a cocktail shaker
Slightly crush the mint in your hand and add to the shaker
Add the sugar, cranberry juice and Bacardi
Fill the to the top with crushed ice, then shake until ice cold
Pour into a highball glass
Garnish with a sprig of mint and serve

Learn more about some of the mixology terms used in this cocktail

·  Shake  ·  Highball  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

How do I properly incorporate the mint leaves into the Pink Mojito without over-muddling them?

To incorporate the mint leaves properly in the Pink Mojito, gently muddle them with the sugar and a splash of lime juice in the highball glass. The goal is to lightly bruise the leaves to release their essential oils, without shredding them into pieces. This technique infuses the mint flavor into the drink without making it bitter from over-muddling.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve a Pink Mojito to enhance its flavors?

The Pink Mojito should be served in a highball glass filled with ice to keep it cold and refreshing. After shaking the rest of the ingredients with ice and straining it into the glass, you can top it off with a splash of soda water if desired for a slightly effervescent effect. Garnish with a sprig of fresh mint and a slice of lime to enhance its aroma and presentation.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I use a different type of rum if I don't have gold rum for the Pink Mojito?

Yes, you can use white rum as a substitute for gold rum in a Pink Mojito. White rum will give the cocktail a lighter, crisper taste, while still maintaining the vibrant flavors of the lime and cranberry juices. However, it may slightly alter the traditional flavor profile intended by using gold rum.

NON_ALCOHOLIC_VARIATIONS

How can I make a non-alcoholic version of the Pink Mojito?

To make a non-alcoholic version of the Pink Mojito, replace the gold rum with a mixture of sparkling water and a dash of rum extract for a similar flavor profile. Maintain the rest of the ingredients as stated in the recipe, ensuring you still get the refreshing taste of the mojito without the alcohol content.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are most suitable for serving a Pink Mojito?

The Pink Mojito is perfect for summer gatherings, outdoor barbecues, or pool parties thanks to its refreshing and fruity profile. It's also a great choice for celebrations like birthdays or bridal showers where a colorful and vibrant cocktail can add to the festivity of the occasion.

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