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Akasha's Ruby Red Mojito

Akasha's Ruby Red Mojito
Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times

Dear SOS: I'm not a big drinker, but there's a cocktail that Akasha Restaurant in Culver City makes that could make me a convert. It's called a Ruby Red Mojito, made with pink grapefruit juice. I've tried versions at other ... Read more

Total time: 5 minutes | Serves 1
  • Mint
  • 2 wedges lime
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons agave syrup, or to taste
  • Ice
  • 1/4 cup white rum, preferably Crusoe organic
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed Ruby Red grapefruit juice
  • Club soda
  • Additional fresh mint and lime wedge for garnish

Step 1Place mint, lime and agave syrup (about 2 to 3 teaspoons, or to taste) in a sturdy glass. Use a muddler to crush the mint and lime to release the juice. Place ice in a beverage shaker and add mint mixture, rum and grapefruit juice. Shake well and serve over ice in a highball glass. Top off with club soda. Garnish with a lime wedge and sprig of mint.


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