• 3 fresh mint sprigs
    2 tsp sugar
    3 tbsp fresh lemon juice
    1 1/2 oz light rum
    club soda

In a tall thin glass, crush part of the mint with a fork to coat the inside. Add the sugar and lemon juice and stir thoroughly. Top with ice. Add rum and mix. Top off with *chilled* club soda (or seltzer). Add a lemon slice and the remaining mint, and serve.