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Mojito on a picnic table with mint, ice, and a whole lime.

Mojito

  • Author: Ben Myhre
  • Prep Time: 1 Minute
  • Cook Time: 4 Minutes
  • Total Time: 5 Minutes
  • Yield: 1 Cocktail 1x
  • Category: Cocktails
  • Method: Shaker
  • Cuisine: Tropical

Description

This rum drink is great for any time of the year, but best served on hot Summer days. All of the tropical flavors can cool a person down and help enjoy the day.


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Ingredients

  • Club Soda
  • 2 Oz White rum (Bacardi)
  • 1/2 Lime
  • 2 Tbsp fine sugar
  • 12 Mint leaves + 1 sprig for garnish
  • Ice (I used 8 large cubes)

Instructions

  1. Cut lime into 4 sections.
  2. Place lime into shaker along with the fine sugar and 12 mint leaves.
  3. Muddle until muddled well. Not muddled enough? muddle some more.
  4. Add rum and ice.
  5. Vigorously shake all ingredients for 15 seconds.
  6. Pour entire content of shaker into highball glass.
  7. Top with Club Soda
  8. Garnish and enjoy