- 2 teaspoons sugar
- 6-8 mint leaves
- Club soda
- 1 lime, halved
- 2 ounces light rum
- Mint sprig for garnish
- Place the sugar, the mint leaves, and a little club soda into a highball glass.
- Muddle well to dissolve the sugar and to release the mint flavor.
- Squeeze the juice from both halves of the lime into the glass.
- Drop one half of the lime into the glass.
- Add the rum.
- Stir well.
- Fill the glass with ice cubes.
- Add the rest of the club soda.
- Garnish with the mint spring.