1 1⁄2 oz Rum, Barbancourt (or Bacardi 8 yr)
3⁄4 oz Lime juice
6 lf Mint
1 oz Champagne (float)

Lightly muddle mint, lime, simple. Add rum, bitters and ice. Shake. Double strain into cocktail glass. Float champagne.


As made by Eastern Standard, Boston, MA

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Posted by Dan on 6/06/2010
Created by
Audrey Saunders, New York, NY
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unknown authenticity

Gary Regan, The Joy of Mixology

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  • Added .5 oz bacardi light rum. Used Havana 7 for 1.5oz. Used japanese barley infused simple syrup stored in honey jar for SS. Added mint for garnish. — ★★★★★
  • Really nice. I used 1/2 oz rich simple syrup. — ★★★★
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I prefer this ratios: 2oz silver light rum, 3/4 lime,  1/4 rich simple. Shaken with mint and top with 3/4 oz  dry champagne and 1 dash ango.

1oz simple seems too much as well as the recipe in punchdrink calling for 2oz champagne.

I really think the drink is interesting if it remains dry.