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Many hotels in Havana also add Angostura bitters to cut the sweetness of the Mojito; while icing sugar is often muddled with the mint leaves rather than cane sugar, and many establishments simply use sugar syrup to control sweetness.
- Fruit-flavoured vodkas or rums, such as mango, strawberry, lychee or mandarin, are often substituted
- A Mexican Mojito uses the Mexican native tequila instead of rum as a primary alcohol, and simple syrup instead of sugar for a sweetener
- A "Dirty Mojito" uses spiced rum, brown sugar syrup, key limes, crushed mint, and soda
- A Mojito without alcohol is called a "Virgin Mojito" or "Nojito"
- An "Apple Mojito" uses apple-flavoured liqueur as well as rum
- The drink is also spelled Mohito and Moxito in certain cultural areas of Cuba