31 Days of cocktails: Refreshing mint delight

04 December 2018 - 17:42
By Aneesa Adams
Image: David Cabrera Navarro/ 123RF

It's day four and only a few more to go till we break for the holidays, don't let the summer heat get you down. Cool down with an energizing cocktail. The preferred way is to have this shaken not stirred, Mavuso is an Ulanga Bar favourite mixed with fresh mint leaves, it refreshes like no other.

Image: Ulanga bar/ Supplied



Serving size: 1

100ml dark rum

25ml peach ice tea

Five or six morello cherries

A few mint leaves

Lemon slices

25ml water


In a cocktail shaker pour a double shot of dark rum, add in the peach ice tea with a dash of water, add the morello cherries, mint leaves and lemon slices give it a good shake and serve.