Sparkling Mango Mojito

This Sparkling Mango Mojito is a fruity take on the classic mojito. Traditional tequila, lime and mint leaves are sweetened with mango juice & livened up with sparkling water. A tasty, agave drink that will tickle your taste buds.

Overhead of 2 mango mojitos with shaker, lime and mango.

 

Move over mojito, this Sparkling Mango Mojito is in town! What a fantastic cocktail! I first found out about this drink from a really cool lounge that my husband and I visited over the holidays in Savannah, GA. It was called the Alley Cat and it was definitely not your ordinary bar! First, it truly was in an alley, which we had to walk down to find the door. Behind the door was a flight of stairs which led to the basement of the building. Reminiscent of a speakeasy during the prohibition period.

2 tall mojitos on ice with lime garnish and shaker in the background

What we found when we got there was a sophisticated but cozy bar with comfortable booths and tables as well as a long bar that was stocked with everything you could imagine. And the bartenders were the friendliest most informative ones I’ve met. Then we’re handed a 44-page newspaper menu, what they call their quarterly rag, with a tagline that says We love booze, and so do you.

Pouring mango mojito from shaker into glass with 2 striped straws on table

It’s a really cool menu with stories on different well known figures who loved to drink, like Hemingway, Humphrey Bogart and Jack Kerouac to name a few. They also had a list of drinks under each type of liquor, including this Sparkling Mango Mojito, which they called La Noche Loca, along with flights of rums, cognacs and other liqueurs. I think I could go there for a year and not have the same cocktail twice.

Closeup of Sparkling Mango Mojito withe lime garnish and mint leaves.

In English, La Noche Loca, means A Crazy Night. I’m not sure how many you would have to drink to have a crazy night but they are good enough to do just that. This cocktail is a sweet, fruity twist on the traditional mojito. Now, I love my mojitos, like the popular Pineapple Coconut Mojito or the more subtle Cucumber Mojito, and living in south Florida you almost have to, so I knew this Mango Mojito was going to be good. Tequila, mint leaves and lime are sweetened with some agave nectar and mango juice then topped with a little lime sparkling water. It makes a little lighter cocktail and I love the effervescence.

Overhead of cocktail with a mango, lime and 2 straws beside it.

It doesn’t matter if it’s the middle of winter, this drink is delicious any time of year. It will warm you up in the winter and cool you down in the summer. And it’s easy to make with a can of mango juice, a few limes or lime juice from a bottle, a package of mint leaves, a good tequila and a can of La Croix lime or possibly even mango sparkling water.

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Sparkling Mango Mojito
Prep Time
5 mins
Total Time
5 mins
 

A fruity take on a mojito. Traditional tequila, lime and mint leaves are sweetened with mango juice & livened up with sparkling water. A tasty, agave drink that will tickle your taste buds.

Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keywords: mango cocktail, mango mojito, sparkling mojito
Servings: 2 cocktails
Calories: 167 kcal
Author: Linda Warren
Ingredients
  • 10 mint leaves
  • 1-1/2 oz agave nectar 5 (a lighter version of organic agave)
  • 2 oz lime juice
  • 5 oz mango juice
  • 3 oz tequila
  • Lime sparkling water (preferred), mango sparkling water or plain sparkling water (I like to use La Croix)
Directions
  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle mint leaves, agave nectar and lime juice.
  2. Add mango juice and tequila, some ice and shake.
  3. Fill 2 tall glasses with ice.
  4. Divide contents of shaker between glasses then top with sparkling water.
  5. Garnish with a lime slice.
Nutrition Facts
Sparkling Mango Mojito
Amount Per Serving
Calories 167 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Sodium 6mg0%
Potassium 62mg2%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 14g16%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 703IU14%
Vitamin C 21mg25%
Calcium 24mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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