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Mexican Mojito

Mexican Mojito created by MsPia

The mojito is so sexy and light that it would be a shame not to adapt the Cuban original to the Mexican model. The typical mojito is made with white rum, but a smooth white tequila works perfectly with the wisp of mint and sweetness. Tequila is a more versatile mixer than one might think, especially in drinks that already lean to the tart and citrusy. A very quick drink to make—and drink.—Deborah Schneider

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  • In a mixing glass or shaker, muddle the mint sprigs, lime, and sugar.
  • Add the ice and tequila. Cap tightly, shake vigorously, and pour into a 12-ounce glass. Top the glass with soda water and top that with the lemon-lime soda. Garnish with a sprig of mint and a lime wheel.
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"The mojito is so sexy and light that it would be a shame not to adapt the Cuban original to the Mexican model. The typical mojito is made with white rum, but a smooth white tequila works perfectly with the wisp of mint and sweetness. Tequila is a more versatile mixer than one might think, especially in drinks that already lean to the tart and citrusy. A very quick drink to make—and drink.—Deborah Schneider"
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  1. MsPia
    Mexican Mojito Created by MsPia
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  2. MsPia
    Dangerously good!!!!
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  3. evelynathens
    The mojito is so sexy and light that it would be a shame not to adapt the Cuban original to the Mexican model. The typical mojito is made with white rum, but a smooth white tequila works perfectly with the wisp of mint and sweetness. Tequila is a more versatile mixer than one might think, especially in drinks that already lean to the tart and citrusy. A very quick drink to make—and drink.—Deborah Schneider
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