Mojito
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About this Cocktail

Mint in the garden and a bottle of Havana Club on hand. Pretty simple math.

Yep, the Mojito is everywhere around here already, but damn if, when made properly, it isn't a great drink and worth revisiting. They don't ever go outta style because they're just that good.

Ingredients:
  • 2 oz. Havana Club 3 Años
  • 1 oz. fresh squeezed lime juice
  • 1 oz. simple syrup
  • 8 medium to large mint leaves
  • 1.25 oz club soda
Preparation:

Place mint leaves in bottom of 16 oz. mixing glass. Add ounce of simple syrup. Muddle gently but thoroughly. No need to jack hammer pulverize the poor stuff. Just press those oils out and trust your nose. Add your lime juice and rum to mixing glass, followed by ice. Do not fill your mixing glass completely to the top with ice since your serving/enjoying in a 10.5 - 12 oz. Collins glass. Round abouts 2/3 to 3/4 full. Now grab your tin, create that seal, and shake briefly but briskly.. Pour all contents into Collins glass, top with 1.25 oz club soda. Top with a bit more ice if needed. Garnish with lime wheel and fresh mint sprig.

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