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How to make a perfect mojito

One of the most popular drinks in any cocktail party, the Mojito is almost a sure-shot way to approach the attractive lady at the other end of the room. Here are some tips to make the different kinds of mojito.

india Updated: Feb 04, 2011 01:13 IST

Here're some tips to make the different kinds of mojito.

1 Fresh is best: Use fresh mint leaves in your mojito to get that perfect flavour.

2 Get it right: The mint should be just bruised in a muddler and not shredded. Use the back of a spoon if you don’t have a muddler. And remember, don’t put the soda into a shaker as it may blow up.

3 Get experimental: Do not restrict yourself to the tried-and-tested formula. You could try exotic berries, such as blackberries, raspberries and even blueberries. The result will be exciting and your guests will be impressed.

4 Vodka wonder: Flavoured vodkas also make great substitute for rum. Just add a little quantity and do not go overboard as all ingredients should give out their distinct flavour, instead of suppressing the others.

5 Virgin please: You can also alter the mojito for those who don’t want alcohol by just adding soda, berries and mint. A Mojito without alcohol is also called ‘Nojito’!

HTC with inputs from Lokesh Negi, The Suryaa