In winter time to remind about summer we offer to try summer mojito.  And if you’re looking for an easy, delicious and beautiful cocktail to share with friends, check out one of my very favorite beverages, the Malibu Island Spiced Mojito. I garnish this cocktail with mint sprigs from my own herb garden for a delicious and refreshing twist.

Malibu Island Spiced is a low-calorie spiced rum that’s perfect for summer entertaining and cocktail parties.

Lovely Libations: My Perfect Summer Mojito

Perfect Summer Mojito

Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ parts Malibu Island Spiced
  • 2 packets of sweetener (optional)
  • 3 lime wedges
  • 3 mint sprigs
  • 3 parts soda water

Instructions:

Muddle lime, mint, and optional sweetener in the bottom of a Collins glass. (I usually opt to make mine without the sweetener.) Add Malibu Island Spiced. Top with soda water. Garnish with mint leaves.

No matter however you get pleasure from this delicious drink, the first dates back to the late 1500′s throughout the times of Sir Sir Francis Drake. whereas he was unsuccessful in his raid for gold in Cuba, he came away one thing several can say is best than gold…the mojito! one in every of Sir Francis Drake’s cohorts fancied a drink known as “El Draque”, including aguardiente (rum’s predecessor) beside the opposite ancient ingredients. The direction was altered within the 1800′s to incorporate rum because the main ingredient.
The name mojito has 2 doable meanings, stemming from “mojo,” that may be a Cuban base of seasonings and juice wont to flavor dishes or returning from the word “mojado,” which implies wet. there's one factor we all know but, this drink is delicious!