Bleauberry Mojito

 

Feeling blue? Try this mojito at the lobby bar of the Fontainebleau.

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By Aurora Rodriguez

Nothing goes better with Miami Beach weather than a cool mojito. How about a Bleauberry mojito? The Fontainebleau's signature cocktail is a refreshing twist on the Magic City classic, featuring tinges of blueberries and Bacardi Superior rum. Ask for it at Bleau Bar.

Bleauberry Mojito

  • Place 8 to 15 mint leaves at the bottom of a specialty glass.
  • Lightly muddle (press) mint and add ice.
  • In a mixing glass, put 1 to 2 scoops of blueberry compote.
  • Squeeze in juice of half a lime, add 0.75 ounces of house-made blueberry syrup and 1.5 oz. of Bacardi Superior Rum.
  • Cap and shake to mix.
  • Pour 1 ounce club soda in specialty glass.
  • Strain mix over fresh ice into specialty glass.
  • Garnish with mint sprig and 3 or 4 blueberries.
  • Add straw and serve.

F.Y.I.
The Bleauberry Mojito is around $14 at Bleau Bar at The Fontainebleau, 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-538-2000.

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