Our Berry Rose Mojito Is a Fruity Take on the Classic

This flavorful cocktail combines two of the best things about spring — strawberries and bubbly.

By: Rebecca Ridner

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Photo by: Carrie Jo Pickens ©Texture Photo

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This post is sponsored by TruGreen written by me and owned by HGTV.

Warm weather calls for ice-cold cocktails. And this one, my friends, is sure to be a crowd-pleaser at your next outdoor gathering. We all know the classic mojito: mint, rum, lime juice, simple syrup and club soda (the fizz!). Well, my take is just as yummy but amps up the fruit and color for spring. Oh, and I swapped club soda for some rosé, because no drink is complete without bubbly. Cheers to that!


  • 3 strawberries, sliced
  • half a lime, plus other half for garnish
  • 6-8 mint leaves
  • 2 teaspoons of sugar
  • 6 ounces sparkling rosé


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Photo by: Carrie Jo Pickens ©Texture Photo

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In a small bowl, muddle together strawberries, juice from half a lime and 1 teaspoon of sugar.

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Muddle mint and remaining sugar in the bottom of a highball glass.

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Add ice and strawberry mixture to a cocktail shaker. Pour in Rosé.

Shake until cold. Pour through strainer into glass. Garnish with lime and mint.

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