The Mojito is Not Fixed

the whiskey chronicles

Here at the Whiskey Chronicles, we, the royal variety, are all about the importance of culture, epicurean pursuits, and deliciousness. Though we are not and have never been a bartender, we do know our way around a shaker. So we shall offer you, gentle readers, a drink recipe that will not only refresh, it will also inebriate.

My father fell in love with this cocktail in Brooklyn – the Peruvian Mojito. The recipe will incense some purists. Our take will infuriate those incensed purists. Trust us. We know what we’re doing. If you want the standard recipe, go to your favorite search engine and find the standard. Here at the Chronicles, we’re all about individual expression.

Peruvian Mojito – Traditional:

1. Using a mortar and pestle, grind a handful of fresh mint leaves and approximately 1/2 tablespoon of sugar into a fine powder.
2. Add 3 jiggers of 1/2 rum…

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