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20 fresh mint leaves
1 1/2 oz. rum
2 tbs. dark brown sugar
1 tbs. warm water
juice of 1/2 lime
Combine warm water with sugar. Stir until sugar dissolves, this is your simple syrup. Set aside.
In a tall glass place about 15 mint leaves. Add in rum, 2 tbs of simple syrup and lime juice.
Use a wooden spoon to gently muddle the ingredients, releasing the oils from the mint leaves.
Add crushed ice about 1/2 way up the glass. Top the drink off with club soda and a fresh sprig of mint.