A mint mojito may just be the perfect summer drink. The combination of light rum, fresh lime juice and mint tastes light and refreshing.
Mint Mojito Drink Recipe
8 fresh mint leaves
3/4 ounce simple syrup
1 1/2 ounces light rum such as Bacardi
3/4 ounce fresh lime juice
3 ounces club soda or sparkling water, chilled
Add mint and simple syrup to tall glass; gently break up mint with muddler or spoon. Add rum and lime juice. Fill glass with ice. Top with club soda; stir gently. Garnish with lime wedges.
Makes 1 cocktail
Cocktail Ratio: 1 part rum, 1/2 part simple syrup, 1/2 part lime juice, 2 parts club soda + fresh mint
What is simple syrup? Simple syrup is 1 part granulated sugar dissolved in 1 part water.
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