Rum Mint Shrub Cocktail

Rum & Mint Shrub Cocktail

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Rum & Mint Shrub Cocktail

This play on a classic Old Cuban cocktail harnesses a mint shrub to really add oomph to the mintiness.

Rum & Mint Shrub Cocktail
  • 1 1/2oz Aged Rum
  • 5 Mint Leaves
  • 1/2oz Mint Shrub
  • 1/4oz Lime Juice
  • 1/8oz Gum Syrup or Simple Syrup (2/1 sugar & water)
  • 2 dashes Aromatic Bitters
  • Brut Sparkling White Wine
  • Garnish:
  • Mint Sprig, Two Lime Wheels



Muddle the mint leaves, together with the rum, in a mixing tin, just enough to bruise the leaves.


Add the shrub, lime juice, syrup & bitters.


Shake with ice until well chilled.


Double-strain into a stemmed glass & top with the sparkling wine.

Recipe by Laura Bishop

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