Mauby Mojito

Natalie Lamming, Savannah Café | Brooklyn, NY

At Savannah Café in Brooklyn, Mojitos are mixed with a splash of mauby, a classic Caribbean brew, made from mauby tree bark, warm spices and sugar.

Ingredients

Serving: 1

  • 6 mint leaves
  • juice of 1/2 lime
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 2 ounces white rum
  • 1 ounce mauby(freshly brewed, or made from store-bought concentrate)
  • 1 ounce triple sec
  • 1 piece cinnamon bark
  • club soda, to top

Garnish: lime wheel and 2 mint sprigs

Directions
  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle mint leaves, lime juice and sugar.
  2. Add rum, mauby, triple sec, cinnamon bark and ice, and shake until well-chilled.
  3. Strain into a tall glass, one-third full of ice.
  4. Top with club soda and garnish with lime wheel and mint sprigs.

Tagged: Caribbean, rum