July is the month for honoring those favorite summer poolside drinks, so in honor of “National Pina Colada Day” on July 10 and “National Mojito Day” on July 11 Boca Grove’s Assistant Food and Beverage Director Carla Hull has given us a hand for the perfect ways to celebrate! “Carla’s Easy and Fruity Pina Colada” and “Peachy-Keen Mojito” are sure to make the days go down easy.
For the Pina Colada:
2 oz. Pina Colada Mix
1 oz. Myers Dark Rum
½ oz. Pineapple Juice
¼ oz. Logan Berry Syrup
Mix the Pina Colada mix, rum and pineapple juice in a blender with ice.
Top with the Logan Berry Syrup as a floater.
Add a sliced piece of pineapple to the rim.
For the Mojito:
6 each Fresh Mint Leaves
3 each Lime Wedges
3 each Peach Slices
2 tsp. Sugar
2 parts White Rum
Splash Sprite and Peach Nectar
Muddle the fresh mint leaves, lime wedges, peach slices and sugar.
Add the rum and top with the Sprite and peach nectar.
Garnish with fresh mint and a peach slice.
Grab the shades, a pool float for the pool and your glass. Enjoy!