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 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
Garnish: Mint sprig
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.
Watch Liquor.com advisory board member Dushan Zaric make a proper Mojito in our How to Cocktail video below.