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Ingredients:

  • 3 cups - lime juice
  • 6 cups - gin
  • 6 cups - Jarritos grapefruit soda
  • - a few lime slices
  • - mint sprigs
  • - fleur de sel, for rims of glasses
  • - lime wedges, for garnish
  • - candied grapefruit peel, recipe below
  • - mint leaves, for garnish
  • Candied Grapefruit Peel
  • 1 cups - grapefruit peel, cut in 1x2-inch lengths
  • 1 1/2 cups - sugar
  • 1 - bay leaf, fresh, if possible
  • 1 sprigs - fresh thyme
  • 1 - inch of fresh ginger , peeled, cut in thin strips
  • Directions:

    In a pitcher, stir together lime juice, gin, grapefruit soda, plus a few lime slices and mint sprigs.
    Serve in glasses half-rimmed with fleur de sel and filled with ice; garnish with a lime wedge, a few mint leaves, and two or three pices of candied grapefruit peel.

    Candied Grapefruit Peel: In a small saucepan cover peel with water by 1 inch. Bring to boiling; drain. Repeat process, blanching peel a total of four times to remove bitterness from peel.
    In a clean saucepan combine sugar, bay leaf, thyme, ginger, and 2 cups cold water. Bring to boiling. Reduce to simmering. Add peel. Cook slowly 90 minutes.
    Remove from heat. Cool completely. Transfer to a clean jar. Chill up to 2 weeks. Makes 24 servings.

    Brief Description

    A salty dog mojito hybrid made with Mexican grapefruit soda.

    Main Ingredient:

    gin

    Category:  Alcoholic

    Cuisine:  American

    Prep Time: 20 min

    Source

    Better Homes & Gardens

    Posted By:

    cookingmama

    Posted On:

    September 3, 2012

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