This Japanese-inspired mojito uses shiso leaves instead of mint, sweet sake instead of rum and Sprite instead of soda water. Shiso is a herb that has a minty, basil-like flavor and is often used in sushi and salads. Sake is a rice wine that adds a smooth and delicate touch to your drink.
- 2 parts Sweet Sake
- 1 part Lime juice
- top up Sprite or Lemonade
- 10 Shiso
- 1 part Ice cubes
- 1 Lime slice
- 1 teaspoon Sugar
- Mash the mint and sugar together. Add the (dark or light) rum and lime juice and pour over the ice.
Top up with soda water. Use a highball glass.
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