Raise a glass to Papa and celebrate National Mojito Day at Galley at Hilton West Palm Beach on July 11, with five custom cocktails available exclusively for the day. Here’s a look at these twists ($12 each) on Ernest Hemingway’s favorite cocktail:
Florida Peach and Blood Orange Mojito features Atlantico Private Cask Rum mixed with blood orange juice, peach syrup and muddled mint leaves, garnished with cubed peaches.
Looking for a modern twist on the traditional Cuban drink? Try the Mojito-Old Fashioned with Bacardi 4-Year-Aged Rum, bitters, orange butter, mint syrup, lime juice and a fried mint sprig to top it off.
The Black Sage Mojito, is a medley of rum, sage leaves and syrup topped with a splash of champagne and a burnt sage leaf; and the Watermelon Basil Mojito is a mixture of muddled basil leaves, rum, lime juice, syrup, a splash of Moscato and a charred watermelon rind garnish.
Finally, there is the Dragon Fruit Mojito, served in a champagne flute and featuring rum, blood orange juice, simple syrup, lime juice. It’s adorned with a dragon fruit leaf.
Photos: Hilton West Palm Beach