Mojito


Why make just one? Mint-infused simple syrup makes the preparation and consistency of this refreshing drink especially easy.

Ingredients

7 ounces of light rum
1 ¾ cups sparkling water
1 tablespoon fresh mint, packed tightly
Juice of 2 limes
Mint simple syrup (recipe below)

Preparation


Fill pitcher with ice and add all ingredients. Stir well. Serve in glasses garnished with mint sprigs and lime slices.

Mint Simple Syrup


Ingredients


¾ cup granulated sugar
¾ cup hot water
1 tablespoon fresh mint, packed tightly

Preparation


Mix sugar with hot water and add mint. Boil water for 10 minutes, stirring to dissolve sugar. Strain to remove mint. Chill before using.  Serves 2.

Serve your mojitos in Columbia's mojito pitcher and glasses.