Mojito

Mojito
4 mins preparation,

This version of the mojito is not the mint soup version you see in some bars but a more gently flavoured, long, refreshing drink.

Ingredients

2 parts white or golden rum
1 part fresh lime juice
1 dash sugar syrup*
soda water to taste
1 sprig of mint, lightly rolled to bruise

Method

1

Glass: highball

2

Put lime juice, sugar syrup and rum in a tall glass and stir to mix

3

Fill the glass with ice 

4

Top with soda water 

5

Add the mint and stir gently

6

*To make the sugar syrup

You can buy sugar syrup – sometimes called gomme syrup – ready made or make it by boiling equal volumes of sugar and water and leaving to cool.

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