How to make a Perfect Mojito

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Hey, its Bourbon Bill here, at Bourbon Bill’s Pirate Bar. Today we are going to show you how to make the perfect Mojito cocktail. This Mojito recipe comes from the best source we know today, the Bacardi Distillery in San Juan Puerto Rico. It’s refreshing and easy to make. Be sure to see our prohibition-era recipe showing how to make a perfect Mojito cocktail below.

The History of the Mojito cocktail

There are a lot of theories surrounding the origin of the Mojito. Some say it comes from the word “Mojo,” some say it comes from all the way back to Sir Francis Drake and his failed raid on Havana. What we do know is American visitors to Havana between World War I and World War II instantly fell in love with the “Cuban Mint Julip.” See our video to see the proper way to make this delicious summertime favorite.

Here’s how to make a Perfect Mojito cocktail

  • 1 Tall glass (get a set of these on Amazon at
  • Ice
  • 2 ounces of Bacardi Silver Rum
  • 2/3 of an ounce of Simple Syrup (we used Master of Mixes in the video, get it on Amazon at
  • 2/3 of an ounce of Lime Juice (we used RealLime, get this on Amazon at
  • Top up with Club Soda (sometimes called seltzer water, but plain carbonated water will do)
  • 3-4 good sized Mint Leaves (and a sprig for garnish)
  • Garnish with an Lime Wheel
  • Mixology and Craft Boston Shaker set (get this on Amazon at

Please enjoy and drink responsibly

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Bourbon Bill Wheeler

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