Mojitos are a refreshing Cuban cocktail made with mint, sugar, lime juice, and rum. In this version, I've replaced the rum with brown sugar shochu, which has a sweet, earthy flavor that makes it a delicious substitute for the rum.
Cuisine Latin American
Main Ingredient Alcohol
Diet Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Low-Fat
Prep Time 2minutes
Total Time 2minutes
1tablespoonevaporated cane sugar
½lime1 tablespoon juice
½cupbrown sugar shochu
Put the mint, sugar and lime juice into a 14-16 ounce highball glass.
Use a muddler to bruise the mint, but do not pulverize it.
Add the shochu and stir it.
Fill the glass with large ice cubes and then top it off with club soda.