To many people, the Mojito represents the perfect rum cocktail. The
origins of the drink can be traced back to Cuba and the 16th-century
Cuban cocktail El Draque, named for Sir Francis Drake.
Appropriately, almost all of the ingredients in the Mojito are
ndigenous to Cuba. Rum, lime, mint and sugar (derived from cane
The Mojito is traditionally served over ice in a highball glass and
often associated with summer. Like your cocktails with literary
of Ernest Hemingway.
While the Mojito is slightly more labor-intensive than other cocktails
because it involves muddling the mint, the end result is a delicious,
3 Mint leaves
2 oz White rum
3/4 oz Fresh lime juice
1/2 oz Simple syrup
Club soda, to top
Garnish Mint sprig
Lightly muddle the mint in a shaker.
Add the rum, lime juice, simple syrup and ice and give it a brief
Strain into a highball glass.
Top with the club soda.
Garnish with a mint sprig.
Flavors : [Bubbly] [Fruity/Citrus-forward] [Sour] [Sweet]
Base Spirit : [Rum]
Cocktail Type : [Classics] [Tiki / Tropical]
Served : [On the Rocks]
Strength : [Medium]
Difficulty : [Complicated]
Hours : [Afternoon] [Dinner/Paired with food] [Evening]
Themes : [Summer]