MENU

Cucumber Mojito

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

This past weekend, Mr. ROAR and I had the pleasure of staying at the Lodge at Sonoma and attend a RUM tasting.  I know, sounds a bit strange – we were in the Napa Valley and tasting RUM.

The Lodge at Sonoma takes pride in introducing guests to products that are produced locally; unique brands that have a great story behind them.  This night was no different.  It was a Caribbean theme evening featuring Sugar Daddy Rum, which was a new brand to me.  Personally, I’m a sucker for awesome packaging and fell in love with the bottle – I just knew I’d love the rum too.

Three specialty cocktails were served, Somoma’s Perfect Storm, Sugar Daddy Mai Tai and the Sugar Daddy Cucumber Mojito.  I had the mojito and oh boy – it was divine!

And I enjoyed it…with my grey strippy straw!  Actually, I enjoyed T.W.O!  The perfect summer cocktail.  Light, delicious and refreshing.  I have a feeling it’s going to be around all summer.

Sugar Daddy Cucumber Mojito Recipe

Ingredients: 

2oz. Sugar Daddy Light Rum

1/2 oz. fresh lime juice

1oz. simple syrup

5 mint leaves

4 cucumber slivers plus extra for garnish

club soda

Instructions:

Coat the rim of your glass with lime and dip the glass into raw cane sugar.  Then muddle mint, add ice, lemon juice, Sugar Daddy Light Rum, simple syrup and cucumber.  Top with club soda and stir carefully.

Enjoy!

All photos taken by Moi – even the selfie.

Comments
Leave Your Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Fringilla Consectetur Tortor Magna Ligula Vehicula Lorem Parturient Egestas
Cum sociis natoque penatibus et magnis dis parturient montes, nascetur ridiculus mus. Integer posuere erat a ante venenatis dapibus posuere.

Nulla vitae elit libero,
a pharetra augue.

CLOSE