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Mojito
© Wendell T. Webber

Mojito

  • SERVINGS: makes 1 drink

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).

cocktails Glassware Guide

  1. 8 mint leaves, plus 1 mint sprig for garnish
  2. Ice
  3. 2 ounces white rum
  4. 3/4 ounce fresh lime juice
  5. 1 ounce Simple Syrup
  6. 1/2 ounce chilled club soda
  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.