A refreshing summer cocktail with mint, mango, and rum.
- 3-4 mint leaves
- 2 slices mango
- 1 wedge lime
- 1 ounce light rum
- 1 ounce mango rum or vodka
- 2 ounces club soda
- 1/2 ounce simple syrup
- additional mango slices
Place mint and mango slices in a glass and muddle. Squeeze lime wedge into cup and then toss lime wedge into glass.
Add rums, club soda, and simple syrup. add ice to fill glass.
Garnish with fresh mango slices and mint.
To make simple syrup, combine equal parts sugar and water in a small saucepan and heat and stir until sugar dissolves. Let cool. Can be stored in refrigerator for a week or two.
Instead of using mango flavored rum or vodka, you can use all light rum and add enough mango nectar to the drink to give desired amount of mango flavor.