Dark and stormy mojito

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Dark and stormy mojito

Photo, Roberto Caruso.

Mix up this traditional cocktail and say cheers to summer.


  • 6 fresh mint leaves
  • 4 1/2 tsp ginger syrup
  • 2 oz white rum
  • 1 oz fresh lime juice


  • TO make ginger syrup: Mix 1/3 cup chopped ginger with 1 cup granulated sugar with 1 cup water in a small pot. Boil for 1 min. Chill. Strain. (Keeps well, refrigerated, up to 2 weeks.)
  • MUDDLE mint and syrup in a shaker.
  • FILL with ice. Add rum and lime juice.
  • SHAKE, then pour into a tall glass. Garnish with candied ginger.

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