Prep.Time: 10 minutes
2 teaspoon simple syrup (equal parts sugar and water)
Juice of 2 fresh limes
8 sprigs fresh spearmint
4 ounces white rum
4 dashes Angostura bitters
Boil sugar and water until sugar dissolves. Cool. In a tall chilled glass, combine lime juice, simple syrup, and half the spearmint leaves. Using the handle of a wooden spoon, crush the ingredients together. Add rum, bitters and ice cubes. Top with club soda and garnish with remaining mint leaves.
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