Mojito Caballito

mojito caballito-vertical-crdt lyudmila zotovaThe classic Mojito gets the mellow addition of dry vermouth in this soft, summery cocktail.

1½ oz. white rum
½ oz. dry vermouth
¾ oz. fresh lime juice
¾ oz. simple syrup (1:1)
6-8 fresh mint leaves
4-5 oz. club soda
3-4 dashes Angostura bitters
Tools: muddler
Glass: Collins
Garnish: fresh mint

Add ingredients to a glass. Lightly muddle the mint, then add soda. Fill glass ¾ full of crushed ice, add bitters, top with ice and garnish.

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