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New Orleans Mojito

  • Yield: One drink.


  • 7 to 10 fresh mint leaves in the bottom of a glass
  • 1 teaspoon simple syrup
  • Jigger (or shot) of N. O. Rum
  • Squeezed fresh lime juice
  • Club soda
  • Sprig of fresh mint


  • Muddle the mint leaves and the simple syrup in a glass with a spoon. Add crushed ice and a shot of N.O. Rum. Add the lime juice. Fill the rest of glass with club soda.
  • Garnish with sprig of mint.