In my opinion, mojitos are one of the most crisp and refreshing cocktails in the world of mixology. However, it’s important to note that the taste of the mojito relies heavily on the rum of your choosing! Today, we’re mixing in a classic rum brand, Bacardi, to make a top notch libation. So join me for a recipe that’s bursting with flavor. Herbaceous, light, and perfect for the summer, the Bacardi Mojito is sure to be a go-to all season long.
Over the years, the mojito has grown in popularity and gained recognition as a quintessential summer cocktail. Today, the mojito has become a staple in bars around the world, and each mixologist puts their own unique twist on this classic. One such variation is the Bacardi Mojito, which specifically uses Bacardi rum to lend its distinctive flavor to the drink. Bacardi, a renowned rum brand with a heritage dating back to the 1800s, is known for its exceptional craftsmanship and dedication to quality. By using Bacardi in your mojito, you’re guaranteed a smooth and refined taste that perfectly complements the other ingredients.
Bacardi brings a subtly sweet character to the drink. When combined with freshly squeezed lime juice and a touch of simple syrup, it creates a zesty and tangy foundation.
Step 1: Add mint leaves, lime and simple syrup to shaker.
Step 2: Use a muddler together gently 3 or 4 times.
Step 3: Pour in Bacardi Rum and shake it to evenly blend ingredients.
Step 4: Add crushed ice into the highball glass, about half way full, and pour in the cocktail mixture.
Step 5: Add 3-4 oz of seltzer water, gently stir to combine and serve.
The Bacardi Mojito is a fantastic option when you’re looking to relax by the pool, entertain guests, or simply want to capture the essence of summer. Its vibrant flavors, coupled with its historical background and Caribbean influence, make it a delightful cocktail that brings pleasure and a sense of tranquility with every sip.
So, go ahead and indulge!