Raspberry Mojito

Raspberry Mojito ~ a refreshing twist on the classic Mojito ~ tangy lime, a blast of cool, refresthing mint, a little sugar + fresh summer berries.

I’m usually a wine drinker but there’s something about summertime and the over abundance of everything from sunshine to fresh produce that practically begs for a cold, fruity cocktail like this Raspberry Mojito.

I tasted my first classic Mojito ~ which isn’t fruity at all, but a citrusy combination of rum blended with a blast of cool, refreshing mint, tangy lime and a little sugar (stay with me, I’ll get there) ~ on a gorgeous sunny day in Mallory Square , a place in Key West where vacationers and islanders alike gather to watch the sunset.

Some say Mallory Square is one of the best places to see a sunset anywhere. I can’t argue. It was breathtaking and that’s not the Mojitos talking. This Raspberry Mojito is a rum-based burst of summer fruit flavor with a twist of citrus and if you’d prefer a mocktail, skip the rum without sacrificing taste a bit.