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How do you Mojito?

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cincodemayo1 Jul 24, 2006 08:58 PM

Growing up in Miami, I've had some amazing mojitos. The ones I've had were always made of lots of ice, crushed mint, lime juice, rum, and sugar. But it seems like every place I've been to in LA puts soda in it. Is this normal? I prefer it without, and I always make it sans soda at home.

How do you Mojito?

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    Darren72 Jul 24, 2006 09:04 PM

    See this long, recent discussion on the Spirits Board:
    http://www.chowhound.com/topics/show/...

    The traditional recipe includes club soda.
    Let's continue the discussion at the end of the above thread, if you want.

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      dummy Jul 24, 2006 09:05 PM

      i used to bartend at a peruvian place that serves excellent mojitos. we'd put a splash of soda in it becuase many people found the drink too strong without it.

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        RobotDeathSquad Jul 24, 2006 09:23 PM

        I've been to the place in Havana that invented the Mojito. They add soda. FYI.

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