1 bunch mint
1/2 cup sugar (preferably turbinado or demerara)
1.5 cups lime juice (about 10 limes)
1 can natural ginger ale soda, such as Santa Cruz Organics
1/2 cup club soda
12 to 16 ounces of light rum
- Reserve a few sprigs of mint for garnish. With the remaining mint, remove the leaves from the stem and place in the bottom of a large pitcher.
- Muddle the mint using a muddler or wooden spoon. About halfway through, add sugar and continue muddling.
- Stir in lime juice and rum. Right before serving, add ginger ale and soda.
- In each glass, fill with ice cubes and 1.5 to 2 ounces of light rum. Pour mojito mixture over the ice and stir. Garnish with mint and serve.
Makes 8 cocktails.