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Simple Easy Mojito Rum Drink Recipe

May 20, 2011

Aaaahhhhhhh….the Mojito.

Have the gods of mixology ever invented anything so perfect for a hot summer day?

Derived from the Spanish word ‘mojadito’ for ‘a little wet’, the mojito, when perfectly mixed, is a sweet bubble of citrus, mint and rum, glorious rum. Here is a simple, easy cocktail recipe put together by the master mixologists at Denizen.

Simple Easy Rum Drink Recipe For The Traditional Mojito

Mojito Rum Drink Recipe

  • 1 1/2 oz Denizen Rum
  • 6-8 fresh mint leaves
  • 1/2 lime
  • 2 tablespoons simple syrup*
  • (or 4 teaspoons sugar)
  • Ice
  • Club soda
  • Lime wedge or mint sprigs for garnish

Place mint leaves, sugar and juice from half a lime in a glass. Muddle well with a pestle or fork. Add Denizen, top off with club soda, stir well and garnish with sprigs of mint or a lime wheel.

*To prepare simple syrup: Mix 2 parts sugar with 1 part water and heat until sugar dissolves. Let cool.

We made Denizen with the great history of rum mixology in mind so while it blends like no other rum, it’s not bland so you’ll know when you’re a Denizen Mojito.

And that makes it perfect for a beautiful sunny day of freedom.

Free the Flavor!

Denizen is a new, award-winning choice: a blend of three different styles of rum from Jamaica and Trinidad meticulously selected by master blenders in Amsterdam so that you can fully enjoy the new golden age of rum mixology.

One Response to “Simple Easy Mojito Rum Drink Recipe”

  1. [...] One of the simplest of mixes around. You can use it to cut the dominating taste of cola -try 1 part cola and 2 parts soda – or, better yet, just use soda and rum itself. Add a little lime juice. By itself, with a quality rum it’s refreshing and light and delicious. And you’re already halfway to the classic Mojito. Here’s a simple easy Mojito recipe. [...]

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