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Mojito

Category
Classics
Spirit
Rum
Ingredients
2 ounces light rum
1/2 ounce simple syrup
10 sprigs fresh mint
1 lime
4 ounces club soda
Tall Collins glass, 14- or 16-ounce capacity
Directions
Put simple syrup, mint sprigs and 1 ounce of club soda into glass. Gently muddle the simple syrup, club soda and mint with wood pestle until you can smell the mint. Cut the lime in two and squeeze the juice of both halves into the glass. Drop one half into the glass. Pour in the light rum, stir, fill with crushed ice and top with club soda.