It's said that a mojito-like drink was invented when Sir Francis Drake - knighted by Elizabeth I after helping defeat the Spanish Armada and known to the Spanish as the ruthless pirate, El Draque - found himself near the city of Havana.
Called El Draque, the cocktail had aguardiente (early rum), sugar, lime and mint. Originally the drink was used for medicinal purposes to help treat scurvy and dysentery. The aguardiente was then replaced with rum and the mojito was born.
This Mojito recipe was made a worldwide success by celebrities including Ernest Hemingway who was spending time in Cuba as a journalist when he fell in love with the fascinating taste of the Mojito and helped raise it to where it is today - one of the most famous cocktails in the world.
Our Mojito recipe uses premium rum, lime juice, mint and sugar syrup.
Choose from 1x litre bottle with 10 servings or 6x individual bottles of 100ml with our Mix of Six!
Each serve is 15% ABV which is what you would expect to find in a top quality bar.
1. Shake the bottle to make sure the natural ingredients haven't separated.
2. Pour 100ml of your Sunset Cocktails Mojito into a highball glass half filled with crushed ice.
3. Top your glass up with soda water.
4. For the full effect, finish with a couple of lime wedges and a sprig of fresh mint.