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Midori Mojito

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Cuisine: Cocktail Drink

The new color in sweet cocktails isn't pink --
it's green. Bright green. Midori, the fabulously shallow, gloriously gorgeous Japanese liqueur that tastes like a sweet, juicy honeydew melon (read: Jolly Rancher), is being mixed with everything from rum and vodka to gin and champagne.
This cocktail was created by Andy Seymour, the master mixologist behind the libations at New York's Fashion Week 2007. Think of it as the Paris Hilton of cocktails.
-- Meridith Ford

Hands on time: 1 minutes  Total time: 2 minutes  Serves: 1


    12 mint leaves

    1/2 lime

    4 teaspoons granulated sugar

    1 1/2 ounces light rum

    3/4 ounce Midori Melon Liqueur

    Club soda


Muddle mint leaves and lime in tall glass. Cover with sugar and fill the glass with ice. Add the rum and melon liqueur. Top with club soda; stir well. Garnish the glass with a lime wedge and sprigs of mint, if desired.

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