We thought we’d spice up the classic mojito with this unique blend by Zhi Tea. The blend of spices in Zhi’s mint tea gives this staple cocktail a new edge and different flair. So, get to muddling and tasting the flavors of this familiar beverage with an exotic twist.
Turkish Spice Mojito
Makes 1 glass // Prep Time: 10 minutes // Active Time: 5 minutes
- 1 sachet of Turkish Spice Mint by Zhi Tea
- 1 cup filtered water
- 6 fresh mint leaves
- ½ lime sliced into 4 wedges
- 1 tbsp honey or 2 tbsp sugar
- 2 oz white rum
- Club soda
- Ice for serving
- Mint sprigs and lime wedges for garnish
Heat the water to 212°F and pour over tea to steep for 5-6 minutes. Then remove the tea bag and set aside to cool.
In a tall glass combine the mint leaves and 1 lime wedge and muddle together. Then add in the honey/sugar and rest of the lime wedges. Muddle more to let the lime and mint juices create a nice fusion of flavors.
Next add in ½ cup of the tea and the rum and stir gently. Finish it off by adding ice cubes, topping with club soda, and garnishing with mint sprigs and lime wedges. Enjoy :)