A well-mixed Mojito is the the perfect way to capture summer all year long. This five-ingredient highball is a favorite of many, including Ernest Hemingway.
Most everyone is familiar with the Mojito cocktail. It has become one of the most popular drinks of the last 10 to15 years. One of the main reasons for that is that many bars have been using fresh mint in making their Mojitos. So people are really enjoying these drinks because they are made with fresh ingredients. It makes you wonder if they would feel the same way about every drink they have if every drink were made that way.
In case you don’t know, here is how to make a proper Mojito.
You really need to start with some fresh mint, some Simple syrup, White Rum, Fresh lime and cClub Soda
Ingredients in The Mojito Cocktail
6 Mint leaves
.75 oz of Simple syrup
.75 oz of Fresh lime juice
1.5 oz of White rum
1.5 oz of 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.