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Cocktail Lore - Episode 2: Mojito Ft. Lydia Jones

Episode 2: Mojito Ft. Lydia Jones

Cocktail Lore

In this episode we are joined by graphic artist Lydia Jones and discuss Pirates, the colonial world, the origins of rum, and the history of the worlds oldest cocktail "El Draque" and how it led to the modern day Mojito. If you would like to check out Lydia's art work please head over to her instagram https://instagram.com/lydiajjane?igshid=1mf33n6g8wtpg

  • El Draque:
  • 1 lime
  • 6 mint leaves
  • 1 oz simple syrup
  • 2 oz rum
  • Place mint leaves in a mixing glass. Cut lime into chunks and place in mixing glass. Add simple syrup and muddle. Add rum and stir. Strain into a glass of your choosing and garnish with lime slice and fresh mint sprigs (remember to slap the mint to release the oils)
  • Mojito:
  • 6 mint leaves
  • 1 oz simple syrup
  • .75 oz lime juice
  • 2 oz rum
  • club soda
  • Place mint leaves in bottom of a Collins glass. Add simple syrup and muddle (take care not to pulverize the mint leaves. Add lime juice and rum. Fill glass with Ice. Place a shaker tin over the top of the glass and give the drink 1-2 shakes. Top with club soda. Garnish with lime wedge and a few mint sprigs.
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01/01/20 • 69 min

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