This cocktail s a great use of fresh strawberries with a refreshing balance of sweetness and acidity.
1 1/4 oz. light rum
1/2 oz. simple syrup (1:1)
1/2 oz. pomegranate balsamic drizzle
1/2 oz. fresh egg white (pasteurized if you like)
3 strawberries, topped and halved
1/2 lime, quartered
1 barspoonful superfine sugar
Tools: muddler, shaker, strainer
Garnish: sprig of mint
In a shaker, muddle the berries, lime and sugar. Add the rum, syrup, pomegranate drizzle, egg white and ice and shake. Strain into an ice-filled glass, add the soda and garnish.