It’s Friday, and it’s National Mojito Day tomorrow (July 11)! Here’s a look at some of the chemistry that goes into this popular cocktail.
There’s a lot more on the chemistry of both dark and white rums in this previous graphic.
[In all my excitement about National Mojito Day, I posted this a day early, but that just means it’s all ready for you to celebrate it tomorrow!]
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- The chemistry of rum – Compound Interest
- Authenticity evaluation of different mints based on their volatile composition and olfactory profile (£) – M Conseulo Díaz-Morato and others
- Characterization of volatiles in commercial and self-prepared rum ethers and comparison with key aroma compounds of rum – E Burnside
- Limes – V Hislop, Flavour Investigator