This is the last hurrah of summer. Finally, cooler temperatures have arrived. Just as soon as we get done drinking this mojito we will say good bye to summer. Drink up!
Makes 1 drink
1/2 lime, quartered into wedges
6 chunks of fresh pineapple
5 mint leaves, plus 1 sprig for garnish
1 ounce simple syrup
Splash of club soda
2 ounces good quality rum
Put the lime, pineapple and mint in a highball glass and muddle with the back of a spoon or muddler. Add the rum, simple syrup, and club soda, stir vigorously. Fill the glass with crushed ice and stir again.
Garnish with a pineapple wedge, lime and a sprig of mint.