Mojito

Mojito

About The Mojito Cocktail

What's the perfect way to capture summer all year long? A well-mixed Mojito, of course. A decedent of the Cuban cocktail El Draque, this five ingredient highball is a favorite of many, including Ernest Hemingway.

Ingredients in the The Mojito Cocktail

  • 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
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How to make The Mojito Cocktail

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.

Other Information

Learn more about the Cuban roots and Prohibition secrets of the Mojito.

Watch Liquor.com advisory board member Dushan Zaric make a proper Mojito in our How to Cocktail video.

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Discussion

  • Shannon @ TheDrinkBuzz posted 2 years ago

    There is nothing like a Mojito on a hot summer day. This is my favorite drink :)


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