When it comes to light and fresh summer drinks, a simple mojito hits the spot. The combination of muddled fresh mint with rum and lime is amazingly refreshing.
Mint Mojito Drink Recipe
6 fresh mint leaves
1/2 ounce simple syrup
1 ounce light rum such as Bacardi
1/2 ounce fresh lime juice
2 ounces club soda or sparkling water, chilled
Garnish: lime wedges and additional mint leaves
Add mint and simple syrup to a heavy-bottomed glass and gently break up with a muddler or spoon. Add rum and lime juice. Fill glass with ice. Top with club soda; stir gently. Garnish with lime wedges and additional mint leaves.
Makes 1 cocktail