July 11th is National Mojito Day! It’s hot out there so cool off with this classic minty cocktail!
- 3 mint leaves
- 1/2 ounce simple syrup
- 2 ounces white rum
- 3/4 ounce lime juice, freshly squeezed
- Club soda, to top
- Garnish: mint sprig
- Garnish: lime wheel
Lightly muddle the mint with the simple syrup in a shaker.
Add the rum, lime juice, and ice, and give it a brief shake, then strain into a highball glass over fresh ice.
Top with the club soda.
Garnish with a mint sprig and lime wheel.