Freshen Your Drinks with Homegrown Herbs and Spices Part II
- 10 chocolate mint leaves
- 2 ounces simple syrup
- 2 ounces white rum (I recommend Prichard’s Crystal Rum)
- ½ ounce fresh lime juice
- 2 drops Bittermens Mole Bitters
Recipe by Jason Bodley, bar program director for 110 Craft Meatery in Warsaw.
Gently muddle mint leaves and syrup. Add rum and lime juice. Shake. Pour all contents into Collins glass. Top with bitters.
To Make Simple Syrup:
Bring 2 cups of water to a boil. Add 2 cups of sugar. Stir until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat and cool thoroughly before using. Store leftover syrup in the refrigerator.
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Get in touch with the Deep South while slowly sipping this refreshing cocktail on your front or back porch.