Maple Whiskey Mojito
Maple Whiskey Mojito

I apologize that it’s taken me this long to get my newest cocktail love to you. I’m sorry, there’s no excuse, other than..well… contrary to my reputation, I actually don’t drink these during the day.  (Fine, maybe with all my cookbook work I WANT to drink during the day. But I still haven’t caved.)

I’ve had no opportunity with ample light for photographs, so it waited for a weekend.

Just for you, I’ve stepped up my day drinking. The things I do for you guys!

The original recipe is the Sortilege Mojito, that my friend Nicole brought as her new recipe for my Christmas soiree. I had asked her to bring fixin’s for a great cocktail and she totally delivered.

This is one tasty cocktail and I’m sure it’s because of the maple whiskey and the brown sugar. There’s something perfect about this recipe.

I’ve served it since, to rave reviews and I’ve also sent the recipe to friends who love Sortilege, to more rave reviews.

It’s amazing.

Maple Whiskey Mojito (The Sortilege Mojito) from @kitchenmagpie

For those of you who don’t have Sortilege, I’m sorry. This recipe comes straight from their website and I can assure you, there is no maple whiskey like it. I’ve settled for a maple version here while I am in the States, but there is nothing, and I mean nothing, like true Sortilege.

You can use a maple whiskey (like I am) but you need to make sure it’s really strong with the maple flavor or it’s simply not as good.

Maple Whiskey Mojito (The Sortilege Mojito) from @kitchenmagpieSo here’s the thing: who cares that it’s winter? This might be a summery drink but let me tell you, it’s our cocktail of choice now. I’m not into heavier, cidery drinks in the winter. Bah. Drink minty, mapley, delicious delights!

Honestly, try this. If you love maple, you will love Sortilege and you will LOVE this drink! It’s also a serious party pleaser, everyone loves it, even people who aren’t traditional mojito lovers.

Love you more than whiskey,


5 from 1 vote
Maple Whiskey Mojito (The Sortilege Mojito)
Prep Time
1 min
Total Time
1 min
The best mojito I've ever drank uses maple whiskey and brown sugar paired with classic lime and mint. I'm never returning to normal mojitos again.
Course: Cocktail
Cuisine: American
Keyword: mojito
Servings: 1
Calories: 136 kcal
Author: Karlynn Johnston
  • 1.5 oz of Sortilage Original or your choice of maple whiskey
  • 2 oz of club soda
  • 12 leaves mint
  • 1/4 of a lime
  • 2 tsp brown sugar
  • Ice
  1. Combine the lime, mint and brown sugar into the bottom of a medium whiskey glass. Use a muddler to smash the mint, lime and start dissolving the sugar.
  2. Fill glass with ice and add in the whiskey and club soda. Mix well and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Maple Whiskey Mojito (The Sortilege Mojito)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 136
% Daily Value*
Sodium 14mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 8g 3%
Sugars 6g
Vitamin C 5.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.



Hey guys, I'm Karlynn! Welcome to The Kitchen Magpie, my website full of family friendly recipes, cocktails & homesteading tales of chickens & cows from the family farm! Make sure to check out my bestselling cookbook, Flapper Pie & a Blue Prairie Sky ,stay tuned for info on my second cookbook!


  1. Jennifer Print Reply

    noticing a trend of booze-y posts lately.. not complaining.. just making me thirsty lol

  2. Mary Ann Hyndman Smith Reply

    The Executive Chef, Darren Brown, of the Fairmont Pacific Rim was with us and took some Wasabi leaves back to try the drink on his summer menu.

  3. Mary Ann Hyndman Smith Reply

    No, I have not tried this one, but we invented a Wasabi Mojito last summer. WE grow Wasabi and decided to try the leaves in a drink- it was a big hit at the Brunch we were hosting!

  4. Christine Podbielski Reply

    Can’t wait to try this! I’m on holidays in one day – what a perfect drink to celebrate days off.

  5. Jennifer Print Reply

    i am usually not a mojito person but i am very much a whiskey gal so id totally drink this =)

  6. Tina Edwards-rousseaux Reply

    I used to make the trek to Quebec to buy Sortilege a case at a time, did a little dance when it was finally available in Ontario!

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