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Classic Mojito Recipe

Illustration: Matty Newton

A simple but delicious combo of rum, lime and simple syrup.

Nothing says summer like a classic Mojito recipe, a simple but delicious combo of rum, lime and simple syrup.

Ingredients

  • 1½ oz. white rum
  • 1 lime cut in half
  • ½ oz. simple syrup (1:1)
  • 4 mint leaves
  • Soda water
  • Tools:muddler, mixing glass, barspoon
  • Garnishes:mint sprig
  • Glass:collins

Preparation

Muddle the mint and simple syrup in a mixing glass. Squeeze in juice from both lime halves, add the rum and ice and stir to chill. Pour everything into a glass, top with soda water and garnish.

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