Between the wars and especially during prohibition, Cuba had a thriving international bar culture. In fact on the day that prohibition was announced, numerous companies outfitted ferries for the overnight booze cruise to the island. At the heart of this bar culture were their highly trained professional bartenders, many of them trained at the Association Cantineros Cuba the legendary Havana bar school. The Mojito was probably invented after Americans introduced the locals to the Mint Julep.
Also try - South Florida Mojito, Cranberry Mojito
ingredients in the cocktail
20 mlLime Juice
how to make the cocktail
Lightly MUDDLE mint (just to bruise) in base of the mixing glass. Add rum, lime juice and sugar. Half fill glass with crushed ice and CHURN (stir) with bar spoon. Fill glass with more crushed ice and CHURN some more. TOP with soda, stir and serve with straws.