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Strawberry Basil Mojito

Courtesy of Molly Wellmann, Japp's on Main


3 ripe strawberries, sliced

3–5 fresh basil leaves

1 oz. simple syrup (tsp. of powdered sugar can be substituted)

2 oz. white rum

Crushed ice

Club soda


Reserve a couple of strawberry slices for garnish. Place the remaining with basil and simple syrup in a tall glass. Using a muddling tool or the back of a bar spoon, bruise until juices are released. Stir in the rum and top with crushed ice. Top off with club soda and garnish with strawberry slices.

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