Australian Mojito

Australian Mojito

Australian Mojito, a contemporary marvel which captures the essence of Australia’s dynamic gastronomic and cocktail culture, embodying the country’s passion for culinary experimentation. Through this alluring cocktail, the enduring zesty lime is paired with the enchanting depths of flavour that Captain Morgan Dark Rum has to offer. Now while the origins of the classic mojito cocktail recipe are believed to be traced back to Cuba, this variation of the classic rum cocktail recipe combines tradition with modern innovative creativity. 
As a symbol of exploration and craftsmanship, Captain Morgan Dark Rum is the ideal component for cocktails that celebrate originality and ingenuity, such as this Australian Mojito rum cocktail recipe. The Captain Morgan Dark Rum, which is made from rich molasses, has a complex flavour profile with layers of caramel, vanilla, and delicate oak overtones. Its rigorous ageing process produces a silky smoothness that enriches whatever cocktail it graces. Beyond its flavour, Captain Morgan Dark Rum pays homage to the enthralling past and thriving present of rum production.

A versatile partner in crime, the Australian Mojito with Captain Morgan Dark Rum elevates varied events and culinary delights with ease. To emphasize the cocktail's refreshing qualities, serve it with seafood specialities like ceviche or grilled prawns. It elevates backyard barbecues, picnics at dusk, and poolside relaxation as the perfect summer beverage. It excels alongside charcuterie plates and gourmet appetizers at classy events, expressing the aura of refinement.

Ingredients

  • Captain Morgan Dark Rum - 45 ml
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  • Soda water - 45 ml
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  • Lime juice - 15 ml
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  • Sugar syrup - 15 ml
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  • Mint leaves - 10
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  • Lime wedge - 6
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  • Mint sprig - 1
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  • Ice
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Method

Gently muddle up mint leaves, sugar syrup and a few lime wedges at the bottom of a cocktail shaker.

Using a cocktail jigger, pour in 45 ml of Captain Morgan Dark Rum, soda water, and lime juice and shake well with ice.

In a glass filled with ice, clasp some mint leaves to release their flavour and throw them in along with a few lemon wedges. 

Strain and pour the mixture into the glass.

Top with some crushed ice, garnish with a mint sprig, stir with a bar spoon and serve!

Australian Mojito

Mixologist: Ashifa Bano

Ingredients

Method

Gently muddle up mint leaves, sugar syrup and a few lime wedges at the bottom of a cocktail shaker.

Using a cocktail jigger, pour in 45 ml of Captain Morgan Dark Rum, soda water, and lime juice and shake well with ice.

In a glass filled with ice, clasp some mint leaves to release their flavour and throw them in along with a few lemon wedges. 

Strain and pour the mixture into the glass.

Top with some crushed ice, garnish with a mint sprig, stir with a bar spoon and serve!

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Australian Mojito