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Classic Mojito

Remake a timeless Classic Mojito, a staple of Cuban mixology. This cocktail combines white rum with fresh mint leaves, lime juice, simple syrup, and club soda for a refreshingly crisp drink. It’s the perfect balance of sweet and citrus, ideal for cooling down on a hot day or spicing up your nightlife.

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Classic Mojito Recipe

Prep Time: 5 minutes
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Cuban
Keyword: Mojito, Rum, Summer Drinks
Servings: 1
Author: Paul Kushner
A simple cocktail recipe, thanks to its refreshing mix of white rum, lime, mint, etc. The mojito is a classic summer favorite.


  • 1 1/2 oz White Rum
  • 3/4 oz Lime Juice
  • 1/2 oz Simple Syrup
  • 6-8 Mint Leaves
  • Club Soda


  • Squeeze or pour the lime juice into the glass
  • Add the sugar syrup and mint leaves and muddle together, crushing the mint to release the oil
  • Half fill the glass with crushed ice, add the rum and stir together
  • Top with more crushed ice, soda water, and garnish with mint
  • Enjoy your mojito


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Classic Mojito
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Paul Kushner

Written by Paul Kushner

Founder and CEO of MyBartender. Graduated from Penn State University. He always had a deep interest in the restaurant and bar industry. His restaurant experience began in 1997 at the age of 14 as a bus boy. By the time he turned 17 he was serving tables, and by 19 he was bartending/bar managing 6-7 nights a week.

In 2012, after a decade and a half of learning all facets of the industry, Paul opened his first restaurant/bar. In 2015, a second location followed, the latter being featured on The Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.

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