August 7, 2006

Mojito: Embrace Your Inner Cuban

Bacardi MojitoWe're calling it. 2006 is the summer of the Mojito. We can't seem to get away from them. Don't get us wrong - we like any drink that combines rum and lime juice, and when you throw mint in there you can't go wrong.

So, we're finally giving up and getting on the Mojito Boat, and what do we find out? After all, even though it's trendy now, this isn't some drink made up by Madison Avenue fatcats to up advertising revenue. It's a distinguished and delicious cocktail with a rich and long history, and rumor has it the Mojito was Papa Hemingway's favorite libation.

Lo and behold, just as we're celebrating our new embrace of an old drink, we get an email from Thrillist offering Mojito recipes and a chance to win a trip to Miami from Bacardi. What're the odds? Read on to find out more.

To get back to delicious basics, try this classic year-round formula, as perfect during a winter freeze as it is during this, the summer schvitz season:

12 Fresh Mint Leaves
2 tbsp Sugar
1/2 of a firm but sexy Lime
1.5oz BACARDI Superior Rum
6oz Club Soda

Place mint leaves, sugar and 1/2 lime in a glass. Muddle well with a pestle. Stir. Add BACARDI, then top off with club soda. Garnish with sprigs of mint, a lime wheel, or more rum.

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Posted by Jake Jamieson at August 7, 2006 5:24 PM
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