On a hot summer day there not much better than an ice cold mojito, except maybe a whole pitcher. Here's my recipe for a tasty party.
Add to an empty pitcher:
Muddle and add:
Muddle some more and add:
Stir to mix. If you are making ahead of time, stop here, cover the pitcher, and place in the fridge.
Just before serving add:
Pour into ice-filled highball glass. Garnish with a sprig of mint.
* Simple syrup is equal parts sugar and water brought to boil. Make ahead of time and add a couple mint sprigs and let it steep in the fridge.