A festive and refreshing cocktail that's perfect for Memorial Day weekend.

Recipe & Photo by @maryswholelife

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I'm not sure what it's like where you are, but it's already HOT down here in Georgia, so I've been on the hunt for something cool and refreshing to sip on for Memorial Day! And when I came across this Blackberry Mojito by @maryswholelife, I knew it was the perfect choice. Light, fruity, and beautifully festive, I have a feeling this cocktail is going to make many a summer appearances!

COCKTAIL: Blackberry Mojito


2 oz Light Rum

Juice from half a lime

1/2 oz Honey Syrup or Agave Syrup

5 Mint Leaves

3 Blackberries

Club Soda

Garnish: 2 Blackberries and a sprig of fresh mint


Add the mint leaves, blackberries, and lime juice to a tall glass and muddle until the juices are released and well combined. Add the Rum and honey syrup and stir together. Fill the glass with ice, top with club soda, and stir again. Garnish with two blackberries and a sprig of fresh mint and enjoy!

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