Hell--let's drink

    Mojito—MOH-heeto!—yum. Minty, deadening.

    Can you tell I have been discussing charges with the phone company—I would hook up an IV of this stuff if I had the makings—or the makings of any alcholic drink.

    A place out here has Mojito-Making Classes, which sounds like a nice thing if you’re unemployed.

    They teach Ernest Hemingway’s recipe.

    Each person gets a muddler (search me).

    There is live music.

    Each person also gets rum, mint leaves, sugar and ice.

    Some people don’t bruise the mint enough. Shame on them!

    2 oz fresh squeezed lime juice
    2 oz white Bacardi rum
    1 heaping tablespoon of sugar
    2-3 sprigs fresh mint
    2 oz club soda
    Splash of bitters
    Lime wedges

    Put 2 wedges of line, sugar, bitters and mint in a wide cocktail glass. Muddle these (crushing stirring). Add the lime juice and stir to dissolve the sugar. Add ice, rum, and soda.

    Then you know what to do. Cheers.

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