How to Make a Mojito

How to Cocktail: Mojito

The recipe for the Mojito is one of Cuba’s greatest exports. Check out this refreshing, simple cocktail that calls for mint, white rum, lime juice, club soda and simple syrup.

INGREDIENTS:

  • 6 Mint leaves
  • .75 oz Simple syrup (one part water, one part sugar)
  • .75 oz Fresh lime juice
  • 1.5 oz White rum
  • 1.5 oz Club soda
  • Garnish: Mint sprig
  • Glass: Highball

PREPARATION:
In a shaker, lightly muddle the mint. Add the simple syrup, lime juice and rum, and fill with ice. Shake well and pour (unstrained) into a highball glass. Top with the club soda and garnish with a mint sprig.

Read more about the history and origin of the Mojito from Liquor.com advisor Wayne Curtis.

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