The classics are classics for a reason.

While the margarita may hold sway in some corners of the world as the official warm-weather drink, this traditional Classic Mojito has become wildly popular over the last couple of years. Make this classic mojito tonight.  Read on…

It’s a clean, simple cocktail that is nearly as easy to imbibe as it is to make. And it was a favorite of one of the world’s most renown drinkers/writers—Ernest Hemingway.

These days, of course, there’s a whole host of different takes on the classic Mojito. Whether you prefer something traditional, something coconut-y, or something totally unexpected, here are 3 different recipes to make the perfect mojito.

Mojito Recipe

Serves: 1


1/2 oz. lime juice
1 tsp. superfine sugar
3 mint leaves
2 oz. white rum
Club Soda

old-fashioned glass


In a smallish Collins glass, muddle lime juice with 1/2 to 1 teaspoon superfine sugar.  Add the few mint leaves, mushing them against the side of the glass. Fill glass 2/3 with cracked ice and pour in the rum. Pitch in the squeezed-out lime shell and top off with club soda or seltzer. Serve with a stirring rod.

& Enjoy!

Recipe adapted from