Muddled mint and rum. Similar to a mint julep, but made with rum instead of bourbon. This cocktail has recently become popular again.
INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):
- 2 leaves fresh mint
- 1 tablespoon simple syrup
- 2 cubes ice
- 1 1/4 fluid ounces rum
- 1 fluid ounce carbonated water
- 1 sprig fresh mint
In a cocktail glass, muddle (crush) mint leaves with simple syrup. Add ice and rum. Top with carbonated water. Garnish with a sprig of fresh mint.