Mason Jar Drink Idea

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Have you ever had an incredible idea?  Something that was amazing!

Why didn’t everyone else think about this?  It’s so great in that it’s’ so simple.

I had one of those moments October 2014 and I shared it on a post about decorating for fall.  The stupendous idea has nothing to do with fall decor.  The photos, post or pins I made for Pinterest did not go viral.

But I still think it’s a mind-boggling idea.  So today I’m sharing my mason jar drink idea

mason jar drink idea…

along with a drink recipe.

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First the recipe….

“Lime in the Coconut Mojitos”
Makes a double drink

1 lime
1 sprig of fresh mint
2 oz simple syrup {you can buy simple syrup or make it.  I make mine by adding 1 cup sugar and 1 cup water to small saucepan.  Heat till sugar is dissolved. Let cool.  Pour into a jar and store in the fridge}
4 oz Malibu coconut rum
Ice cubes
Club soda 9 to 12 oz size

Squeeze lime juice into a cocktail shaker.  Add the sprig of mint and “muddle” using a wooden spoon.  Muddling is simply smushing the mint leaves along the sides and bottom of the shaker to release mint goodness!  Next, add the simple syrup, rum and ice.  Shake.  Pour into a regular mouth quart size mason jar.  Note * the size of the jar is important*  Top with club soda.

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To serve, top the quart mason jar with a wide mouth pint size jar.

Here’s a video from Periscope sharing the recipe and idea.

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Guests can drink from the pint size jar and keep the extra in the quart jar.

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These are also great for farmhouse style water carafes at bedtime.

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Here’s a link to the first post almost 2 years ago.

So, what do you think?  Isn’t the mason jar carafes a phenomenal idea??

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12 Comments

  1. Well, yes! It’s a great idea. I’m surprised it didn’t catch on. I like the idea of using it for a bedside carafe. I’m going to pin it too!
    🙂
    Cecilia

    1. Cecilia, thank you for sharing. I just read your lovely post about the coast and your memories. So sweet. I know the bathroom will turn out beautiful.

  2. It is a great idea and the recipe sounds delicious !!! Mason jars mojitos and margaritas will be for sure on my next family gathering, thank you for sharing ..

    1. Andrea, there’s a small hotel in Santa Fe that has a bar that margaritas come in a regular margarita glass with extra in a cocktail shaker. This idea is a farmhouse version. Lol!

  3. Love the recipe and the mason jar ideas! Your drink is waiting for you here in Oregon!

  4. This is an awesome idea!! I love it and shared on all the social media’s I have. Wow, surprised it didn’t go viral but it should now just for the fact everyone is doing things with mason jars and I haven’t seen this one yet! Thanks for the share, it’s awesome!!

    1. Cheryl, Thank you for sharing too! I just peeked over at you stunning sewing cabinet. Wonderful makeover! I’m you’re newest follower.

  5. Barb Abila says:

    Very cool ideas, not the first or last time a great idea was ignored. But I pined it and shared on facebook and I don’t even drink, but it can be used for so many drinks!!! Barb

    1. Thank you so very much Barb for sharing. It’s fun for ice tea and absolutely perfect for water at bedtime. Stop by anytime!

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