Celebrate The Famous Mojito!
National Mojito Day is July 13
A crisp and refreshing Mojito is the perfect defense against the blazing heat that plagues the northern hemisphere in the middle of July. This wonderful cocktail is made with white rum, lime juice, club soda, superfine sugar, mint, and crushed ice.
How to Mix a Famous Mojito
With National Mojito Day on July 13, it would seem logical that the Mojito would be a crisp and refreshing choice for a cocktail. The Mojito is a traditional Cuban highball cocktail that meets those requirements. The ingredients need to make a famous Mojito are: white rum, sugar, lime juice, soda water, and mint.
- 1 oz fresh lime juice
- 2 tsp superfine sugar
- 1 cup crushed ice
- 12 mint leaves
- 5 mint sprigs for garnish
- 2 oz white rum
- 1 oz club soda
Stir together the Stir lime juice and superfine sugar until sugar dissolves.
Add 1/4 cup of crushed ice.
Rub the mint leaves on the rim of the glass then tear them in half and add to a Collins glass.
Stir gently for 15 seconds.
Add the white rum to the mix in the glass.
Gently add the remaining crushed ice.
Top the cocktail with club soda; you can also use seltzer.
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