Golden mojito

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Golden mojito

Photo, Roberto Caruso.


  • 6 to 10 mint leaves
  • 3/4 oz simple syrup
  • 2 oz amber rum
  • 1 oz lime juice
  • 2 to 4 oz chilled soda water
  • slice of lime , to garnish
  • crushed ice


  • PUT mint leaves in a tall glass. Add simple syrup and use the back of a wooden spoon to muddle the mint with the syrup.
  • FILL the glass with crushed ice. Add rum and lime juice. Stir.
  • ADD chilled soda water. Garnish with a lime slice.
  • Simple syrup: Boil 1 cup sugar with 1 cup water in a small pot until sugar dissolves. Store in fridge up to two months.

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