Kiwi Lime Mojito
For the Mint Simple Syrup:
1 cup water
1 cup sugar
2 sprigs mint
For the Cocktail:
11 mint leaves, plus more for garnish
3 lime wedges
11/2 ounces (3 tablespoons) Mint Simple Syrup
11/2 ounces (3 tablespoons) pureed kiwi
2 ounces (4 tablespoons) rum
kiwi slices, for garnish
To make the Mint Simple Syrup: Combine water and sugar in a small sauce pan. Bring to a boil, stirring the sugar to dissolve. Lower heat, cover and simmer for about 5 minutes. Turn off heat, drop in the mint leaves. Let it cool in the refrigerator. Strain.
In a tall glass glass, muddle the mint, lime and simple syrup. Stir in the pureed kiwi and rum. Add the ice and top with club soda. Stir again, and garnish with mint and kiwi. Cheers!