- 12 -15 mint leaves
- 1⁄2 lime
- 3⁄4 ounce simple syrup (made with 2 parts sugar and 1 part water)
- 2 ounces light rum
- club soda
- 1 mint sprig
Directions See How It's Made
- Add mint leaves, the juice of half a lime, and simple syrup to a highball glass.
- Muddle the ingredients in the glass.
- Fill the glass halfway with ice cubes; add in rum and stir the mixture vigorously.
- Fill the rest of the glass with ice cubes; top the drink with club soda; stir.
- Garnish with a sprig of mint.