Gin Mint Cocktail

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Gin Mint Cocktail

Gin Mint Cocktail

This recipe was created on a hot summer day by my ever-loving husband, who saw my abundance of mint growing on our porch and decided to surprise me with a drink. It’s very much like a mojito but sans the white rum. The mint and lime flavors compliment the flavor of the gin, bringing you a refreshing summer drink! I couldn’t think of any better way for the inaugural use of my Container Cocktail Garden.

  • 1 ounce fresh lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 cup crushed ice
  • 11 fresh mint leaves, torn in large pieces (leave one whole for garnish)
  • 2 ounces gin
  • 2 ounces Sprite (I like to use the kind from Mexico)

In a highball glass, dissolve the sugar in the lime juice. Add the crushed ice, mint leaves, gin and Sprite. Gently stir and garnish with the remaining whole mint leaf.


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One Response

  1. My husband absolutely loves mojitos but I find them a bit too strong for my tastes. I’ll have to make him one and steal a few sips!

    I would love it if you would share this on my weekly link party, Peace, Love, Link-up : )