🔸 6 fresh mint leaves, plus a sprig for garnish
🔸 1-1/2 tablespoons simple syrup (see below)
🔸 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice – safe half the lime cut into wedges and garnish drink.
🔸 1 tablespoon Olivezia’s Lemon Grass Mint White Balsamic Vinegar
🔸 2 ounces light Rum
🔸 club soda
Place mint, simple syrup, lime juice and Olivezia’s Lemon Grass Mint White Balsamic Vinegar in a wide glass. With a wooden spoon, muddle mint, simple syrup, lemon juice and balsamic vinegar together to form a good syrup, add ice cubes, then pour Rum and club soda, mix. Garnish mint leaves and limes.
𝐒𝐢𝐦𝐩𝐥𝐞 𝐒𝐲𝐫𝐮𝐩 𝐈𝐧𝐠𝐫𝐞𝐝𝐢𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬
🔸 1 cup (8 ounces) water
🔸 1 cup granulated sugar
𝐒𝐢𝐦𝐩𝐥𝐞 𝐒𝐲𝐫𝐮𝐩 𝐈𝐧𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐮𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬
Bring the water to a simmer in a saucepan set over medium-high heat. Add the sugar and stir until it completely dissolves. Remove the pan from the heat. Set aside to cool to room temperature. Pour the syrup into a clean 1-pint bottle, cap it and refrigerate it until needed. Makes 1½ cups and keeps two months or longer in the refrigerator.
Adapted from: Veronica Foods