Strawberry Blonde Brewjito

Looking for a fun twist on the classic mojito, well look no further! Unlike the last beer-inspired cocktail I made with Ashley V Routson–which was a mix of berries and bourbon–this one is a much more traditional concoction. But don’t let that fool ya!

Made with fresh strawberries, American blonde ale and agave nectar…this mojito is anything but ordinary. It’s fresh, bright and bound to be a classic. But why blonde ale? As Ashley mentions in the video below, you can pretty much use beer in any cocktail recipe which calls for club soda. And a blonde ale is just bright enough to pair with a mojito and not over power it.

Strawberry Blonde Brewjito

  • 1 fresh strawberry
  • 5 mint leaves
  • 1/2 ounce lemon juice
  • 1/4 ounce agave nectar
  • 1 1/2 ounce rum
  • 5 ounces blonde ale
  • Ice

1. Quarter the strawberry. Assuming you aren’t drinking alone, I suggest you do a few.

Strawberries, Lemont and Mint

2. Combine the strawberries, mint, lemon juice and agave nectar.

3. Muddle the ingredients.

Muddling Strawberries, Mint, Lemon

4. Add the rum and ice, and shake well.

5. Serve and enjoy!

Strawberry Blonde Brewjito

Strawberry and Mint Mojito (Made with Beer) 9 July,2012Jerry James Stone


Jerry James Stone

Car and technology writer for Discovery Channel and the producer and main recipe developer for TreeHugger’s Green Wine Guide. I also contribute regularly to MAKE magazine. You can also find my work at The Atlantic, and Fodor’s Travel Guides.
I studied Computer Engineering at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, CA. During my time there I was a DJ at the campus radio station KCPR and I also wrote for the campus paper, Mustang Daily.
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