- From Cuban-Spanish mojo ("sauce"), from mojar ("to moisten"), from hypothetical Vulgar Latin molliāre ("to soften by soaking"), from Latin molliō ("soften"), from mollis ("soft"). (Wiktionary)
- Cuban Spanish, from Spanish mojo, sauce (often containing lime juice in Cuba), from mojar, to moisten, from Vulgar Latin *molliāre, to soften by wetting; see moil. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“When did lemonade with mint become a “virgin mojito”?”
“Quoth Wikipedia: "A mojito is traditionally made of five ingredients: spearmint, rum, sugar (traditionally sugar cane juice), lime, and carbonated water.”
“Although tempted, I decided to pass on the Marani Spirit cocktails that were being served and opt for a Mojito Island virgin mojito since I had some writing to do.www. maranispirit.com, www. mojitoisland.com”
“I guess a mojito is the going rate for a quick feel.”
“The mojito is the only drink that isn't just a mixture of booze and neon-colored sugar.”
“While we generally go to Riesling or Gewürztraminer with pork, because Chef Pernot thinks a mojito is the right taste -- with its flavors of mint and lime -- it seems to us that one of New Zealand's firecracker Sauvignon Blancs would be perfect.”
“When the mojito was the “It” drink, most people ordered and drank it, not because they truly liked it see #1, but for the express reason that the mojito was the “It” drink.”
“Or try a bacon and habanero pepper mojito, which is topped with bacon crumbles, or an apple-bacon martini, which is garnished with a strip of bacon instead of olives.”
“The whimsical theme is carried through from topiary sculptures to "reinvented" takes on classic cocktails, like the Blackforest mojito, which is made with Chambord.”
“It's also delicious in a tequila mojito which is a great change of pace from the standard rum mojito -- try it!”
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