Cheating on a tried-and-true classic is a risky decision, but the standard mojito just wasn’t exciting us like it used to. With only a little bit of guilt, The Daily strayed from the old recipe and came up with what might be — dare we say — even better than the original: the amber mojito. Dark rum blends with brown sugar to create a sinful caramel flavor, and the addition of refreshing mint makes the whole affair difficult to forget. Will we ever be able to go back? Do we even want to?
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