I love these vintage-y Stella Artois glasses, especially to showoff this awesome elderflower-gin mojito based cocktail to celebrate the arrival of second summer. Seriously, take a look at this weather:
Ingredients: listed in order of use
Yield: one cocktail, 25 cl, or about a 8 oz glass
bunch of sprigs of fresh mint
1 shot, or approx. 1/8 cup cold gin (I'm going to assume vodka or rum would work as well)
1 shot, or approx. 1/8 cup elderflower drink concentrate/syrup. You can buy the elderflower stuff at IKEA.
1/3 cup ice cubes, crushed if possible
wedge of lemon
sparkling water to fill to top of glass
- Fill the mint leaves at the bottom of the glass and muddle them together with a back of a spoon, or with a pestle. Top with the gin and elderflower. Mix together. Top with ice cubes, a lemon wedge, and enough sparkling water to top off the glass. Garnish with a fresh mint sprig.