A refreshing mix of white rum, mint and lime make this cocktail a classic party favourite.

Ingredients (per cocktail)

  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1 tsp granulated sugar
  • Small handful of leaves
  • 60ml white rum
  • Soda water, to taste


  1. Muddle the lime juice, sugar and mint leaves in a small jug, making sure to crush the mint leaves to release their flavour.
  2. Grab a high-ball glass and pour in the lime mixture, then half fill with ice and pour over the rum.
  3. Stir with a long-handled spoon, top up with soda water and garnish with mint.

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