Behind the Bar: Strawberry-Coconut Mojito at The Mission
Mike Bunker's concoctions at The Mission in Old Town are often sweet, often strong, and almost always delivered with a touch of flair.
"I feel like I have a good palate for cocktails," he says. "And I like to drink, so it just fits."
The self-proclaimed mixologist and well-seasoned bartender offered up this Strawberry-Coconut Mojito recipe as the perfect summer cocktail. Bottoms up!
1. Muddle at the bottom of a glass:
A handful of strawberries
8-10 mint leaves
3 lime wedges
2. Pour ice on top, and add:
1 ½ ounces of Coconut Rum
A splash of Sweet & Sour
A splash of Soda
3. Mix it up in a martini shaker
4. Top with 7-Up or Sprite and garnish with a lime wedge
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