1/2 cup dark sweet frozen cherries, juice of 1 lime, 2 tsp sugar, 1/4 cup water, 2-3 shots white rum depending on strength preference, 4-5 mint leaves.
Blend cherries and water. Muddle together mint, sugar, and lime juice in a shaker. Add blended cherry juice, rum, and ice. Shake well and strain into glass. Garnish with cherry and mint.
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Thanks for sharing, Kali! This beautiful cherry cocktail is the perfect pair for this month's birthstone: Ruby! Check out our favorite red hot jewels in the July birthstone collection.