Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Bars & Spirits

Drink of the Week: Springtime Herbal Punch

Tampa Bay is in a weather sweet spot right now. All of April and the first half of May typically offer cool breezes and warm weather without the downbeat of Florida's unforgiving summer sun. It's the quiet lull after the spring breakers pass through, the perfect time for porch hangouts, beach trips and picnics.

Capitalize on this beautiful weather with a light and crisp herbal punch. A twist on the classic mojito, it maintains similar flavors with basil and rosemary replacing mint. The base of the punch is white rum and lime-flavored sparkling water. A rosemary-infused simple syrup blends superbly with the minty, peppery notes of the basil and the warmth of the white rum.

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