Mojito Recipe

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From Cinco de Mayo through Labor Day, this rum-based beverage from the tropics of Latin America is a summertime crowd pleaser. The mint and lime flavors, as well as the slightly sweet taste, make it irresistible.
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  • 2 ounces white rum
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 ounces lime juice (or juice of 1 lime)
  • 4 mint leaves, torn or coarsely chopped
  • 2 ounces club soda
  • garnish: sprigs of mint and slices or quarter of lime
  • ice, add as desired
Container: Tall Collins Glass
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  • Place sugar, torn or chopped pieces of mint, and lime juice in a tall container.
  • Use a muddler or the handle end of a long wooden spoon to mix the ingredients and crush the fresh mint on the bottom of the container, rubbing it around the glass to release the mint flavors. 
  • Add and mix the rum into the other ingredients that have been crushed and mixed. Strain the mixture into the Collins glass.
  • Add club soda to top off mixture; then add ice.
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"I love mojitos! I usually use Bacardi Limon and Splenda. And I don't normally strain cause I like the look of the mint floating around (although they tend to get caught in your teeth)."
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