Little known fact: July 11 is #NationalMojitoDay!
The mojito is a traditional Cuban highball, and consists of white rum, sugar, lime juice, sparkling water, and mint. Although born in Cuba, the exact origin of the Mojito is under debate with roots as early as 1586.
HOW TO OBSERVE NATIONAL MOJITO DAY
Mix up a pitcher to enjoy mojitos with friends on the patio or deck. This beverage is best enjoyed on a hot summer day.(Remember always to drink responsibly and never to drink and drive) Post on social media using #NationalMojitoDay.
If you're looking to observe the occasion, here are a few different recipes to help you get the perfect mix for a classic Mojito, a strawberry Mojito, and a blueberry mojito, as well as several non-alcoholic options below. Feel free to check out the videos below, but if you intend to take part in National Mojito Day, please be over 21 and please drink responsibly.
And for all those who prefer the non-alcoholic version, a few more recipes below!