Kick off the holiday weekend with a star spangled blueberry mojito

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This Star Spangled Mojito is the perfect cocktail for Memorial Day, 4th of July and more. Learn how to make the recipe for your next patriotic celebration on this episode of Cocktail of the Week!

Servings: 2

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup fresh blueberries, plus extra for garnish

  • 10 fresh mint leaves

  • 2 teaspoons sugar

  • juice of 2 limes

  • 4 ounces white rum

  • 3 ounces blue Curaçao

  • 6 ounces club soda

  • ice

Instructions:

  1. Muddle mint leaves and sugar in a cocktail shaker using a muddler or the end of a wooden spoon.

  2. Add blueberries and lime juice to the shaker and muddle.

  3. Add rum and blue Curaçao and shake well.

  4. Strain cocktail mixture over two glasses filled with ice.

  5. Top off the drink with club soda.

  6. Garnish with extra blueberries and serve immediately.