NEW ORLEANS – Are you looking to impress your friends with a fancy LSU-themed cocktail during your National Championship party? Look no further than right here.
Hank Allen visited with Nick Detrich, the co-owner of Jewel of the South, and he learned how to make a fun purple variation of a mojito for your LSU party.
- 2oz. Hibiscus-Infused Rum
- 3/4oz. Fresh-Squeezed Lime Juice
- 3/4 oz. Simple Syrup
- 2 Mint Sprigs
- Crushed Ice
- Soda Water
- Mint sprig (for garnish)
- Lemon peel (for garnish)
Add rum, lime juice and simple syrup into a glass. Press 2 mint sprigs into glass and gently muddle. Fill the glass with crushed ice and top with soda water. Give a slight stir to incorporate. Add mint sprig to side of glass for garnish. Lastly, peel a strip of lemon from the top to the bottom, squeeze the peel over the drink and drop it in the top of the cocktail.
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