Maison Charles (a.k.a Mint Daiquiri)

August 22, 2013

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Author Notes:

Daiquiri variations are a dime a dozen, but this is the one you should pay attention to -- it’s essentially a mojito with none of the fuss of muddling. Cool and classy, this cocktail is a winner for entertaining at home during the summer: it’ll please mojito-lovers everywhere, but since everything is strained out you won’t be left with a bunch of glasses dripping with melted ice and mashed mint.

Erik Lombardo

Makes: 1


  • 2 ounces white rum
  • 1 ounce lime juice
  • 3/4 ounce simple syrup (1:1 sugar:water by volume)
  • 4 to 6 mint leaves
In This Recipe


  1. Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a cocktail glass.

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