Classic Mojito


  • 10 to 12 mint leaves, gently muddled
  • 1½ ounces Caña Brava Rum
  • 1 ounce simple syrup
  • ¾ ounce lime juice


Build drink in a Collins glass, add cracked ice up to two-thirds of the glass; stir briefly. Fill remaining area with cracked ice. Top with sparkling water, stir, add straw and garnish with a mint sprig.

Justin Elliott; general manager; Townsend; Austin, Texas