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
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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