There's no drink more refreshing than the classic mojito. It's light, fizzy, tart, and herbaceous. The mojito was originally created in Cuba and was made with yerba buena, a type of spearmint. These days, variations and different flavors of the mojito can be found all over the world.
The ingredients are simple — rum, sugar, lime juice, sparkling water, and mint — but the resulting cocktail is absolutely sublime. The recipe featured here calls for light rum, but all I had was dark, so I used that instead; the mojito was still wonderful! Keep reading to kickstart your weekend with a tall cool glass of this popular beverage.