Essential Rum Cocktails: The Daquiri and Mojito

I show you how to make one of the most popular rum drinks in the world: the Daquiri and the Mojito, both of which are said to be favorites of the author Ernest Hemingway.

Today I show you how to make one of the most popular rum drinks in the world: the Daquiri and the Mojito, both of which are said to be favorites of the author Ernest Hemingway.

Here’s my take on the classic cocktails using a simplified recipe.

Enjoy!

Mojito Ingredients:

Mint
30 ml simple syrup
30 ml lime juice
60 ml Bacardi white
soda water

In a chilled glass, lightly muddle mint and simple syrup together. Add lime juice and Bacardi white. Mix together. Add ice and soda water. Garnish with mint.

Daquiri Ingredients:

60 ml Bacardi gold
30 ml simple syrup
30 ml lime juice

In shaker, mix Bacardi gold, syrup, and lime juice. Shake together with ice and strain onto a chilled coupe glass.

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