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The most famous and original version.
Course: Drinks
Keyword: caribbean, cuban, mint, tropical
Servings: 1


  • 2 oz rum
  • 6 mint leaves
  • 3/4 oz lime juice
  • 3/4 oz simple syrup
  • club soda


  • In your shaker tin add the syrup and mint. Muddle the mint leaves until your shaker starts to smell minty. Add the lime juice, rum, and ice. Shake for 5-10 seconds. Fill a Collins glass with ice and use a Hawthorne strainer to strain the drink while pouring it into the glass. Garnish with mint leaves.