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The Legendary Mojito

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The Legendary Mojito

Today is June 11th or as we prefer to celebrate - National Mojito Day! The mojito is a refreshing and perfect drink for any hot summer day. National Mojito Day is when it is almost obligatory to enjoy a few of these delicious cocktails. 

Here at Iowa Legendary, we have our own spin on the classic mojito. Our White Label Rye makes a delicious substitute in rum and gin drinks. When featured in a mojito, the White Label Rye brings an element of flavor and depth that enhances even the best mojitos!

What is a Mojito?

The mojito is a classic mixed drink from Cuba that traditionally features rum, mint, and lime. It is easily one of the world’s most popular and iconic drinks. During the summer heat, a mojito is a must-have for cooling off and relaxing. On top of being popular, the mojito is very easy to make. This recipe only requires a few fresh ingredients and it can make anyone appear as a world-class mixologist. Easily whipped up in minutes, mojitos are a light and delicious crowd-pleaser for any event this summer. 

How We Do It:

The ILR Mojito 

What you will need: 

1.5oz ILR White Label

1oz 2:1 Simple Syrup

.25oz orange liqueur

Lemon-Lime Soda

Mint

Sugar 

Lime Juice and Wedges

How to: 

  1. Rim Collins glass with sugar
  2. In mixing glass add lime and simple syrup and muddle 
  3. Add .25oz lime juice, orange liqueur, and ILR White Label
  4. Stir.
  5. Pour into a sugared glass with ice 
  6. Top with soda and garnish with mint and a lime wedge. 

We encourage you to mix one up and enjoy with friends! Snap a picture and tag us. The ILR mojito makes a great addition to any hot summer day - especially when that day is National Mojito Day! 

Refresh responsibly.

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