The mojito is a classic summertime drink. It's citrusy, light and refreshing. It cools you down when it gets hot, and it's got a bit of an edge to it, which keeps the mood festive. Mojito's only downfall is that -- like white pants -- it no longer feels appropriate after Labor Day. (Another downfall: this cocktail is not shy with calories, so if you are you should try the skinny mojito recipe created for Daisy Fuentes.)

Since our time with summer is dwindling, and there are just a couple of weeks until the upcoming holiday, we'll soon be saying goodbye to the mojito for the year. But not before we get our fill with these fruity twists on the classic mint-and-lime cocktail made extra fresh with these ingenious mint ice cubes.

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  • Sake Mojito

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  • Mango Mojito

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.fabhousewife.com/good-eats-mango-mojito/" target="_hplink">Mango Mojito recipe</a> by Fab Housewife</strong>

  • Rhubarb-Hibiscus Mojitos

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://katieatthekitchendoor.com/2012/05/05/rhubarb-hibiscus-mojitos-for-cinco-de-mayo/" target="_hplink">Rhubarb-Hibiscus Mojitos recipe</a> by Katie at the Kitchen Door</strong>

  • Iced Green Tea Mojito

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.skinnytaste.com/2012/05/iced-green-tea-mojito.html" target="_hplink">Iced Green Tea Mojito recipe</a> by Skinny Taste</strong>

  • Strawberry Mango Mojito

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.shemakesandbakes.com/1/post/2012/08/strawberry-mango-mojito.html" target="_hplink">Strawberry Mango Mojito recipe</a> by She Makes and Bakes</strong>

  • Peach Mojitos

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.katiescucina.com/2012/07/peach-mojitos/" target="_hplink">Peach Mojitos recipe</a> by Katie's Cucina</strong>

  • Blackberry Mojitos

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.justputzing.com/2012/04/blackberry-mojitos.html" target="_hplink">Blackberry Mojitos recipe</a> by Just Putzing Around the Kitchen</strong>

  • Blueberry Mojito

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.lifetasteslikefood.com/2012/06/25/blueberry-mojitos/" target="_hplink">Blueberry Mojito recipe</a> by Life Tastes Like Food</strong>

  • Strawberry Mojitos

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://kokocooks.blogspot.com/2011/03/strawberry-mojitos.html" target="_hplink">Strawberry Mojitos recipe</a> by Kokocooks</strong>

  • Three Green Mojito

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://cieradesign.com/2012/03/14/three-green-mojito/" target="_hplink">Three Green Mojito recipe</a> by Ciera Design</strong>

  • Raspberry Mojito

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.julieannart.com/2012/05/raspberry-mojito-recipe.html" target="_hplink">Raspberry Mojito recipe</a> by Julie Ann Art</strong>

  • Watermelon Mojitos

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.momontimeout.com/2012/08/watermelon-mojitos-recipe.html" target="_hplink">Watermelon Mojitos recipe</a> by Mom On Timeout</strong>

  • Basil-Mint Mojito

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://heart-of-light.blogspot.com/2012/07/basil-mint-mojitos-for-crowd.html" target="_hplink">Basil-Mint Mojito recipe</a> by Heart of Light</strong>

  • Alcohol-Free Mojito Spritzer

    <strong>Get the<a href="http://www.savorysimple.net/alcohol-free-mojito/" target="_hplink"> Alcohol-Free Mojito Spritzer recipe</a> by Savory Simple</strong>


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