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step-by-step directions

American Hustle Hooch AKA Winter Cherry Mojito by Clinton Kelly

  • For the Simple Syrup
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 cup Water
  • For Muddling
  • 3 Brandied Cherries
  • 3 tablespoons Fresh Mint
  • For the Cocktail
  • 1 1/2 ounces White Rum
  • Soda Water
  • 1 ounce Simple Syrup
step-by-step directions
  • To make simple syrup
  • : combine the Sugar & Water in a saucepan. Heat over low until Sugar dissolves. Strain into a jar or glass bottle.
  • In each glass, muddle Brandied Cherries and mint in a highball glass, and let sit for a couple minutes.
  • Add Ice Cubes, Rum and Simple Syrup to taste to the glass, stir together, and top off with Soda Water.
  • Garnish with Mint and serve!
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