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How to make the perfect mojito

Get ready to elevate your mixology skills with the classic mojito! This refreshing Cuban cocktail is not only popular, but with the right tips, you can become a mojito master. Join us on this journey as we unravel the secrets to creating the perfect blend of freshness, sweetness and a touch of zing.

Tips for the Perfect Mojito:

  1. Choice of Quality Ingredients:
    • Opt for fresh, high-quality ingredients. Use fresh mint, juicy lemons, cane sugar and a good white rum to ensure an exceptional flavor.
  2. Preparation method:
    • Don't skimp on care when preparing your mojito. Use a mortar and pestle to gently crush the mint leaves with sugar, releasing their essential oils without tearing them.
  3. Balanced Proportions:
    • Find the perfect balance between sweetness and acidity. Adjust the amount of sugar and lemon according to your personal preference, creating a unique harmony of flavors.
  4. Ice and More Ice:
    • Don't skimp on the ice. A perfect mojito must be very cold. Use large cubes to avoid rapid dilution and maintain the freshness of the cocktail.
  5. Rhythm and Care when Mixing:
    • Mix carefully so as not to crush the mint too much. Give the mixing spoon a gentle twist to combine the ingredients without losing the refreshing essence.
  6. Attractive Presentation:
    • Serve your mojito in a tall glass and add a sprig of mint and a slice of lemon on top. Presentation counts!

Follow these tips and you'll be on your way to becoming a mojito master. Enjoy this classic summer cocktail and surprise your guests with your mixing skills! Health!

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