Don Julio® Blanco Tequila
Fresh Lime Juice
Fresh Mint, Muddled
Fresh Lime, cut into small pieces
1. Put all ingredients except club soda and mint sprig into a mixing glass.
2. Add ice and shake vigorously.
3. Add club soda, shake once, and pour into a highball glass.
4. Garnish with a mint sprig.
Muddled LemonBerry Punch
4 lemons, sliced
1/2 cup mint leaves
1 cup sugar
1 pint berries ( strawberries and blackberries preferable)
1 quart water
1 quart club soda
Slice lemons and place in the bottom of the drink pitcher. Add 1/2 cup fresh mint and 1 cup sugar on top of lemons. With the wooden spoon mash the mixture for 1 minute. Add the berries and lightly mash. Add 1 quart water and refrigerate until chilled.
To serve: Fill a tall glass with ice and fill 3/4 with lemon juice mixture, top with club soda and serve.
Strawberry Gin Smash Cocktail
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1 lime wedge
3 fresh strawberries, 2 hulled and sliced and 1 reserved for garnish
3 ounces gin
Fresh mint sprig, to garnish
In a tall glass, combine the sugar and a squeeze of juice from the lime wedge. Muddle with the back of a spoon to dissolve the sugar.
Add the sliced strawberries and lightly muddle.
Fill the glass with ice and add the gin. Top with a splash of club soda and garnish with the last strawberry and a sprig of mint.