The DIY cocktail your friends will love + 5 must-try summer drinks in Bham

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The Tropical Storm Andy at Moss Rock Tacos & Tequila is on our bucket list for must-try summer cocktails. Photo via Bham Now

There are tons of ways to cool off this summer, but a cocktail is at the top of our list. Campesino Mojitos will impress your friends and 90-degree temps don’t stand a chance against this batch. Start your summer right with the DIY cocktail and find out which Birmingham bars to stop by later to keep the adventure going.

Mix things up with a batch of Campesino Mojitos

The Campesino Mojito batch makes 17 drinks, so invite 16 more people over—or, only two if you want to have a really good time. It’s perfect for lake hangs, camping trips and staying chill in the Alabama heatwave.



  • Heat sugar, water and mint. Simmer for 3-5 minutes the let cool and strain mint.
  • Mix until sugar is dissolved 
  • Blend with 1 cup mint leaves 
  • Pour into a Collins glass over fresh ice and top with soda and a mint sprig 

Find your bottle of Campesino Rum in Birmingham (you don’t have to look very far) and just add ice—this drink is made for good times.

Sip summer’s best cocktails using Campesino Rum 🍹

Once you’ve whipped up a batch of Campesino Mojitos, head out and try these trendy cocktails from local bars. Remember, phone drinks first.

1. Artemus Hill at the Atomic Lounge

  • Address: 2113 1st Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203
  • Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday 4-11PM | Thursday – Saturday 4PM-2AM
  • Website | Facebook | Instagram

2. Guajillo Sunset at Cayo Coco

  • Address: 2015 1st Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203
  • Hours: Monday-Thursday 4PM-10PM | Friday-Saturday 4PM–11PM
  • Website | Facebook | Instagram

3. Coconut Mojito at Craft’s on Church Street

You’ll go nuts over this frozen mojito. It pairs Campesino Rum with mint syrup, lime juice and coconut. Photo via Jacob Blakenship for Bham Now
  • Address: 49 Church Street Mountain Brook, AL 3521
  • Hours: Sunday-Thursday 7AM-8PM | Friday-Saturday 8AM-9PM
  • Website | Facebook | Instagram

4. Hemingway Daiquiri and Morris Mojito at The Essential

  • Address: 2018 Morris Avenue Birmingham, AL 35203
  • Hours: Wednesday-Friday 11AM-10PM | Saturday 9AM-2PM | 5-10PM (Bar open all day) | Sunday 9AM-2PM
  • Website | Facebook | Instagram

5. Tropical Storm Andy at Moss Rock Tacos & Tequila

Still looking for more? Take a look at these craft creations from 7 women and nonbinary bartenders you need to know in Birmingham.

Explore this summer with Campesino Rum and learn more when you check out their websiteInstagram and Facebook.

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