Pompelmojito (Grapefruit Mojito)

 

Pompelmojito (Grapefruit Mojito)

Ridiculously refreshing combination of mint and grapefruit, perfect for the sweltering heat starting to hit. This grapefruit mojito should be added to your summer rotation!
Keyword grapefruit mojito
Prep Time 3 minutes
Total Time 3 minutes
Servings 1
Author Ian Wickman

Ingredients

  • 3 oz fresh grapefruit juice
  • 2 oz rum
  • 1 1/2 oz mint simple syrup (if you only have regular simple syrup just use more mint sprigs to muddle... won't quite be the same but still delicious)
  • 1 sprig mint (plus more for garnish)

Instructions

  • Add the grapefruit juice, rum, simple syrup and a sprig of mint to a shaker. Muddle thoroughly and let sit a moment.
  • Add ice to the shaker and shake long, about 15 - 20 seconds.
  • Pour into a rocks glass with ice, garnish with more mint if you choose and enjoy your grapefruit mojito!

Notes

Maybe I'm a bit of a nerd but words and languages are just fun, so when you find a word that speaks to you... like pompelmo (go ahead, say it now) it just needs to be used! Another fun word, portmanteau, is when you combine two words into a new word... think smog or podcast! I could have just called this a grapefruit mojito but that wouldn't be nearly as fun, hence the pompelmojito! Enjoy! 

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