Tortola Mojito

Tortola Mojito Recipe
Photo: Holger Eckstein; Styling: Linda Hirst
Lemon slices, basil, and brown sugar are muddled and then mixed with ginger beer and Basil-Lemongrass Rum to create the refreshing Tortola Mojito.


Makes 1 cocktail

Recipe from

Coastal Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Stand: 168 Hours


2 lime slices
1 teaspoon light brown sugar
2 fresh basil leaves
3 to 4 tablespoons Basil-Lemongrass Rum
1/2 cup ginger beer
Garnish: lemon slices, fresh basil leaves


1. Place lime slices in an old-fashioned or rocks glass; add sugar and basil. Crush with a muddler or wooden spoon until sugar dissolves.

2. Fill glass with ice, and top with Basil-Lemongrass Rum and ginger beer. Garnish, if desired.

Davide Pugliese,

Coastal Living

February 2013
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