The Old Cuban cocktail is a modern riff on the classic Mojito. It was created by Audrey Saunders in 2001 at the famous Pegu Club in New York.

old cuban

Old Cuban

The classic Mojito gets a distinguished upgrade to show how gracefully it has aged.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Drinks
Cuisine cuban
Servings 1
Calories 260 kcal


  • 2 oz aged rum
  • 3/4 oz lime juice
  • 3/4 oz simple syrup
  • 8-10 mint leaves
  • dry sparkling wine


  • Add all the ingredients expect the sparkling wine in a shaker and fill with ice.
  • Shake for 10-15 seconds.
  • Double-strain into a cocktail glass.
  • Top with sparkling wine and garnish with mint leaves.


Calories: 260kcal
Keyword mojito riff, prosecco
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