Mojito

The oldest-known recipe for the mojito appeared as the Mojo de Ron in a 1929 Cuban guide called Libro de Cocktail (The Cocktail Book).

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  • Servings: makes 1 drink
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Ingredients

  • 8 mint leaves, plus 1 mint sprig for garnish
  • Ice
  • 2 ounces white rum
  • 3/4 ounce fresh lime juice
  • 1 ounce Simple Syrup
  • 1/2 ounce chilled club soda

How to make this recipe

  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle the mint leaves. Add ice and the rum, lime juice and Simple Syrup and shake well. Strain into an ice-filled collins glass, stir in the club soda and garnish with the mint sprig.

Notes

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Contributed By Photo © Wendell T. Webber Published June 2010

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