This is only very slightly different from the classic Mojito, with a demerara syrup instead of simple syrup.
- 1 ounce, fluid Lime Juice
- 10 leaves Mint
- 2 ounces, fluid White Rum
- ½ ounces, fluid Rich Demerara Syrup
- 4 ounces, fluid Soda Water
- FOR THE DEMARARA SYRUP:
- ¼ cups Demerara Sugar
- ⅛ cups Water
Add lime juice and mint to a cocktail shaker. Gently muddle. Add remaining ingredients and shake well. Dump into a highball glass. Top with soda water.
For the rich demarara syrup:
Heat water to just before boiling and add sugar. Mix to dissolve. Cool before using.