Ingredients

  • 6 whole mint leaves
  • 1 ounce simple syrup
  • 3/4 ounce lime juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1 1/2 ounces aged rum
  • 2 dashes Angostura bitters
  • 2 ounces Champagne, chilled
  • Garnish: mint sprig

Steps

  1. Muddle the mint leaves with the simple syrup and lime juice in a shaker.
  2. Add the rum and bitters and ice, and shake until well-chilled.
  3. Double-strain into a coupe glass.
  4. Top with Champagne and garnish with a mint sprig.