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Rhumbar’s seasonal mojito subs for punch at your next holiday party

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Rhumbar’s Spiced Apple Jack Mojito
Photo: Sam Morris
Sabrina Chapman

No Vegas holiday season would be complete without hearty doses of fabulous cocktail parties and stiff drinks. Satisfying both, Rhumbar bartender Marissa Carbaugh presents the Spiced Apple Jack Mojito ($49)—best served by the punch bowl.

Carbaugh was inspired to create a libation for festive get-togethers where most of the work is done ahead of time, ensuring fuss-free entertaining. The Spiced Apple Jack Mojito unfolds in layers of belly-warming Montecristo rum and Applejack brandy, with gorgeous seasonal notes of apple cider, cinnamon and star anise. Mix up a batch the night before your next bash. Then just grab a ladle and start celebrating.

Ingredients:

6 oz. Montecristo Spiced Rum

2 oz. Applejack brandy

3 oz. lime juice

4 oz. apple cider

4 cinnamon sticks

4 star anises

soda water

5 dried apple crisps (garnish)

8-10 mint leaves (garnish)

Method: Combine first six ingredients in a pitcher and let the cocktail infuse for 6-8 hours. k When ready to serve, mix the cocktail, add a splash of soda and pour over ice in a punch bowl. Garnish with dried apple crisps and mint leaves.

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