The smooth, chill appeal and easy drinkability of the Mojito is hard to beat. It’s the perfect start to a long weekend, a liquid embodiment of feeling refreshed and restored. And if you have one too many, you can always sleep it off tomorrow.
6 large mint leaves
¾ oz [22 ml] simple syrup (page 18)
¾ oz [22 ml] fresh lime juice
2 oz [60 ml] white rum
Soda water, to top up
Mint sprig, for garnish
Straw, to serve
In the bottom of a cocktail shaker, muddle the mint leaves. Add the simple syrup, lime juice, and rum. Shake that shit. Strain into a highball glass with crushed ice. Top up with soda water. Garnish with the mint sprig and serve with a straw.
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