Gin Mojito

A gin-based version of the classic Mojito, switching out rum for London Dry Gin and apple instead of mint for a subtle take on the great cocktail. #letscocktail

Ingredients

Serves:

1

  • 50mlLondon Dry Gin

  • 7piecesMint Leaves

  • 2wedgesLime

  • 25mlSugar Syrup

  • 50mlApple juice

  • 1pieceMint Sprig

2.2 units of alcohol per serve

Equipment

  • 1 x Tall glass

  • 1 x Muddler

  • 1 x Spoon

  • 1 x Knife

  • 1 x Jigger

  • 1 x Chopping Board

Method

  • Muddle

    Clap the mint in you palms to releases the aromas and place at the bottom of the tall glass. Chop your half lime into pieces and place on top of the mint.

    Add your sugar or sugar syrup on top of the mint and lime. Muddle gently to release the lime juices.

  • Ice

    Fill your glass 3/4 full with crushed ice (important to use crushed Ice to ensure maximum flavour).

  • Pour

    Pour in London Dry Gin and apple juice. 

  • Garnish

    Stir everything together well and top with further crushed ice and garnish with a sprig of mint.

  • Grab a bite

    Get some grub in before or while you’re drinking – it slows alcohol absorption.

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