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Embrace the essence of summer with the King & Dane Silver Mojito, a refreshing take on the classic Mojito cocktail. This recipe features Toledo Spirits' King & Dane Silver Rum, known for its smooth and versatile profile, making it the perfect base for this vibrant and minty drink.

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  • 2 oz. King & Dane Silver Rum
  • 1 oz. Fresh Lime Juice
  • 2 tsp. Fine Sugar (or to taste)
  • 6-8 Fresh Mint Leaves
  • Soda Water
  • Ice Cubes
  • Mint Sprig (for garnish)
  • Lime Wheel (for garnish)


  • Muddler
  • Bar Spoon
  • Highball Glass

Mix it up


  1. Muddling: In a highball glass, gently muddle the mint leaves with sugar and lime juice. This process releases the mint's essential oils, combining them with the sugar and lime to create the cocktail's flavor base. If you do not have a muddler, use a wooden spoon!

  2. Adding Rum: Pour the King & Dane Silver Rum over the muddled mixture.

  3. Mixing: Add ice cubes to the glass, filling it to the top.

  4. Topping with Soda: Gently pour soda water over the ice, filling the glass.

  5. Stirring: Use a bar spoon to stir the mixture, ensuring the flavors are well combined.

  6. Garnishing: Garnish with a sprig of fresh mint and a lime wheel.

Make It Your Own


Our classic Mojito made with King & Dane Silver Rum, with its refreshing blend of rum, mint, and lime, offers a versatile canvas for creative twists and personalized touches.

One delightful variation is to experiment with flavored dry sodas or ginger ale in place of traditional soda water. This substitution can introduce an array of subtle flavors, ranging from the fruity zest of a raspberry soda to the spicy kick of ginger ale, adding an extra layer of complexity to the drink.

Another customization is to use Demerara sugar instead of regular white sugar. Demerara, with its caramel-like flavor, can enhance the Mojito with a richer, more nuanced sweetness.

Additionally, incorporating fresh fruits like strawberries or blueberries can add a burst of color and a natural fruity sweetness, making each sip a unique experience. Muddle the fruits with the mint or leave them whole!

These simple customizations allow you to tailor the Mojito to your taste preferences, making it a truly personal cocktail experience.

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About Toledo Spirits Co.

Welcome to Toledo Spirits, where tradition meets innovation in every glass. We are storytellers in the art of cocktails. Our passion lies in crafting spirits that inspire and reimagine classic cocktails with a modern twist. At Toledo Spirits, we believe that the essence of a great cocktail goes beyond its ingredients. It's about the experience, history, and balance each taste offers.

Our craft spirits are the foundation of this philosophy, each meticulously distilled to ensure the highest quality and unique character.