3 oz. white rum
2 Tbsp. light agave nectar
3 Tbsp. fresh squeezed lime juice (approx. 2 limes)
40 spearmint leaves
1 can (12 oz.) chilled club soda
1 dozen ice cubes
1 Place rum, agave nectar, lime juice and mint in small bowl and crush mint with pestle or back of a spoon. If desired, sample mixture at this point and adjust sweetness balance to taste.
2 Strain mixture, pressing excess moisture from mint. Divide between two glasses (approx. 2.5 fl. oz. per glass)
3 Add 6 fl. oz. of club soda to each glass and add ice to fill. Garnish with mint sprig and/or lime wedge.
Yield: 2 drinks, approx. 9 oz. each
Preparation time: 5 minutes
Ready in: 5 minutes
Either light or dark varieties of agave nectar will produce delicious results, though dark agave nectar may tint the drink slightly, so light agave nectar is preferred.
Serving size: 1 serving
Percent daily values based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Nutrition information calculated from recipe ingredients.
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