I don't know about you but TGIF. It’s 5 o’clock somewhere, right? If you’re looking for a festive cocktail idea for this weekend's halloween parties (or a way to celebrate National Pumpkin Day) or any fall celebration, really – here’s a fun Pumpkin Spice Mojito. Yes, it may sound a bit odd- but these days, what isn't pumpkin?! This take on the classic Cuban cocktail is refreshing and balanced and isn't too overpowering. 

Kate's Two Cents: Since rum is the only spirit, select a high-quality dark rum!

PUMPKIN SPICE (and everything nice) MOJITO

pumpkin spice mojito

INGREDIENTS

  • 11 mint leaves, plus a sprig for garnish
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 1/4 ounces aged rum
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin puree
  • Juice of 1/2 a lime
  • 2 ounces club soda

DIRECTIONS

  1. Muddle the mint leaves and sugar in the bottom of a cocktail shaker.
  2. Add rum, pumpkin, and lime juice.
  3. Add ice and shake until thoroughly mixed and chilled.
  4. Strain into a collins glass, top with club soda, and garnish with extra mint leaves.
  5. CHEERS!

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