If you haven’t heard, a mojito is a Cuban highball, which is a mixed alcoholic beverage made of an alcohol base and a non-alcoholic mixer. It’s a simple cocktail that’s nearly as easy to drink as it is to make.
Here’s the kicker: the mojito was a favorite of renown author Ernest Hemingway.
Through the years, there have been countless mojito versions from all corners of the globe, but the classic recipe is still our clear favorite. Here’s how to make a perfect glass of the iconic cocktail.
- 1/2 oz. freshly squeezed lime juice
- 1 cup of sugar
- 1 cup of water
- Mint leaves
- 2 oz. of white rum
- Club soda or seltzer
- 1 Collins glass