Mojito from ABC's "Recipes from the Virtual Bartender"

Submitted by: Christina Stroud Hogan
No description necessary - it's a Mojito!

Difficulty: Easy - for beginners

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Tags: mojito ·

Ingredients

Ingredients:
1. .25 oz Schweppes Club Soda
2. 1 oz of Simple Syrup (or 1 Tblsp. sugar)... Read More
3. 1 Sprig of Mint
4. 1.5 oz. of clear Rum (I use Bacardi), or Parrot Bay Pineapple Rum
5. 2 Lime Wedges
6. 2 Mint Leaves

Method

Instructions:
Step 1. Add 1 oz of simple syrup (sugar) in a mixing glass
Step 2. Add 2 lime wedges
Step 3. Muddle (the key to a great Mojito, and fun!)
Step 4. Add 2 mint leaves
Step 5. Gently muddle some more (I vigorously muddle)
Step 6. Add 1.5 oz of light rum
Step 7. Add ice and shake well
Step 8. Strain into an ice-filled rocks glass (or UNC tumbler :)
Step 9. Add .25 oz of club soda (I add a little more to taste)
Step 10. Garnish with mint sprig (I say screw the garnish!)

I double the recipe to fill my tumbler shown in the pic.

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