Getting started

  1. 3-4 oz White Rum

    Havana Club is strongly recommended.

  2. Juice of 1 Lime

  3. 1-2 tsp Sugar

    Brown's better than white

  4. Some Mint Springs

  5. Soda Water

    Insider tend to use Schweppes Ginger Ale instead

Dissolve the sugar in the lime juice in a tall glass. Gently crush the mint in the glass. Add the white rum, crushed ice, then fill with soda water, stir and serve, garnished with a mint sprig. If you're using Schweppes Ginger Ale, just reduce the amount of sugar.