Georgia Connector took a trip to Athens to find the best summer cocktails to cool the heat and kick up the fun.
At The National, we enjoy an Aperol Gin Fizz, a crisp cocktail with some bubbles to take the edge off a hot afternoon. When a waft of mint blows in the breeze, we look to Richland, Georgia, the home of Richland Rum, for our Georgia Ginger Mojito. This twist on a classic packs a luscious punch and celebrates our Georgia state of mind.
Georgia Ginger Mojito
1 thumb-sized piece of fresh ginger
10 large mint leaves
1 whole lemon, juiced
¾ oz. simple syrup
1.5 oz. Richland Rum
Crush ginger and mint leaves with a pestle. In a cocktail shaker, combine ingredients and mix with ice. Pour through a strainer into a chilled glass to serve. Garnish with a mint leaf and a slice of lemon.
Read the full article, featuring summer cocktails from our friends at Old Pal and The Branded Butcher, at http://digipubcloud.com/publication/?i=211616