This Cocktail Recipe Brings Together Fresh Herbs and Citrus Flavors

By: Misel Saban - Aug 28, 2015
References: howsweeteats & howsweeteats
Fans of fresh citrus drinks searching for a new cocktail to test out can try this tantalizing mojito margarita hybrid beverage that fuses together the rich citrus notes of a margarita with the minty freshness of a mojito.

When cocktail flavors come together, it is often a collide of two bold flavors in one delicious drink. This mojito margarita is just that combing the aesthetic of a margarita with the popular elements found in a mojito. The recipe asks for a mixture of a sugar and salt rim along the glass to pay homage to the muddled mint and the salty rim of a margarita. Simple syrup and mints are then muddled together with ice, tequila, rum and Grand Marnier. Add lime juice and simple syrup and garnish with lime wedges and mint. The combination of several liquors and bold aromas makes this cocktail ideal for hot weather.