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Cocktails & Cocktails



10 fresh mint leaves

1/2 lime, cut into 4 wedges

2 TBLS. simple syrup

1 cup ice cubes or crushed ice

1 1/2 oz. white rum

1/2 cup club soda

Place mint leaves and 1 lime wedge into a sturdy glass. Use a muddler to crush the mint and lime to release the mint oils and lime juice. Add 2 more lime wedges and the sugar, and muddle again to release the lime juice. Do not strain the mixture. Fill the glass almost to the top with ice. Pour the rum over the ice, and fill the glass with carbonated water. Stir, taste, and add more sugar if desired. Garnish with the remaining lime wedge.


3 oz. fresh orange juice

2 oz. pineapple juice

2 oz. cranberry juice

2 oz. sparkling water

crushed ice

sliced fruit and mint for garnish

Combine juices and sparkling water, pour over crushed ice and garnish with fresh fruit and mint.



1 oz. Pineapple Rum

1 oz. Dark Rum

1 oz. Coconut Rum

2 oz. Orange Juice

2 oz. Lemonade

Pineapple Wedge

Combine all ingredients in a glass and serve over ice with a pineapple wedge garnish!  Be careful...This cocktail will sneak up on you!  :)