Classic Mojito

By CSL Staff
August 8, 2016

havana club mojito

Courtesy Havana club


This classic rum cocktail highlights the freshness of mint.

Makes 4

6     tablespoons (3 ounces) freshly squeezed lime juice
12     teaspoons (2 ounces) granulated sugar
8-10 fresh sprigs of mint, plus more for garnish
¾     cup (6 ounces) white rum
3     cups (750 ml) ice
6     tablespoons (3 ounce) club soda

1 Place the lime juice, sprigs of mint and sugar into a highball glass.  Muddle or mash the mint using a muddler or the handle of a wooden spoon to release the flavour.

2 Add rum and stir well.  Pour into glass filled with ice and top with club soda.

3 Garnish with sprigs of mint.


This original cocktail recipe first appeared in the Spring 2014 issue of City Style and Living Magazine.

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