Secrets to the Best Mojitos: 10 Great Recipes

Did you know that there are many ways to make a delicious mojito?

Secrets to the Best Mojitos: 10 Great Recipes

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The mojito is a classic cocktail that never fails to delight, especially when the weather’s warm. Even though the traditional version is always refreshing, believe it or not, we’ve found ways to take your average mojito to the next level.

By using a wide range of different fruit, liquors, and mixers, we’ve created a colorful list of 10 different ways to make a one-of-a-kind variation on the mojito.

Take a look of our mojito recipe roundup and get ready to put your DIY cocktail-crafting tools to use. Now, who’s ready to sip off into a blissful, beachy oblivion?

Bodacious Herbaceous Mojito

This unique spin on a mojito is simply delicious and pleasing to the eye. The Bodacious Herbaceous Mojito includes apple juice and rose petals, a one-of-a-kind pair that makes this mojito a must try.

Click here for the Bodacious Herbaceous Mojito recipe.

Coconut Mojito

If you’re looking to get that beachy feeling, this may be the mojito for you. The combination of coconut and mint is sure to sweep you away — mentally, at least — and evoke the atmosphere of an island adventure.

Click here for the Coconut Mojito recipe.

Dark Mojito

Here's another one to add to your mojito recipe files — a Dark Mojito. This particular variation tastes the rummiest of them all. Use a dark rum with a taste you like, as the savor of the rum will rise above the milder flavors of mint and sugar.

Click here for the Dark Mojito recipe.

El Mojito

Looking to add some Mexican flair to this Cuban classic? The El Mojito recipe is sure to get the job done. Spice up your cocktail with some Mexican-inspired ingredients that will give the average mojito the kick it needs.

Click here for the El Mojito recipe.

Mango Mojito

The mango mojito is a popular variation on the classic version. You'll find this recipe being used in parts of Palm Beach County, Florida, and Crested Butte, Colorado. If the standard mojito wasn't enough to get you in the tropical state of mind, this fruity twist will definitely do the trick.

Click here for the Mango Mojito recipe.

Mojito Diablo

This drink is a mojito variation featuring tequila and crème de cassis, giving it a very interesting profile that sets it apart from the original. The notes of agave and blackcurrant blend together nicely and make this mojito a must-try.

Click here for the Mojito Diablo recipe.

Mojito Nihongo

This mojito substitutes Japanese shiso leaves for the mint, sweet sake (mansaku no hana) for the rum, and Sprite for the club soda. Nihongo is the Japanese word for, well, “Japanese.” Created in Tokyo, this refreshing drink is appreciated by locals and foreigners alike.

Click here for the Mojito Nihongo recipe.

Pineapple Mint Mojito

Pineapple mint is a great variety of mint to use in tropical cocktails, and this one might be its finest application. You can find it at specialty food stores, or, if you’re the gardening type, try growing your own. Sweetness and mint is the perfect combination.

Click here for the Pineapple Mint Mojito recipe.

Raspberry Mojito

Adding raspberries to a smoothie is a common trick for imparting flavor and nutrients, but who says you can’t add them to your cocktail? There’s something fun about muddling raspberries in a glass, and they make an excellent addition to the classic mojito.

Click here for the Raspberry Mojito recipe.

Strawberry Mojito

The strawberry mojito is typically served in a Collins glass. Strawberries go well with almost anything, so adding them to a mojito is simply genius. Sip away on this sweet drink that is sure to please.

Click here for the Strawberry Mojito recipe.