- 3 mint leaves, for shaking
- 2 dashes Angostura bitters
- ½ ounce rich (2:1) simple syrup
- ½ ounce fresh squeezed lime juice
- 1 ½ ounces Jamaican rum, such as Appleton Signature
- Combine all ingredients, including mint leaves, in a shaker.
- Add ice, then shake for 10-12 seconds until thoroughly chilled.
- Strain into a rocks glass over a single large block of ice.
- Garnish with a fresh mint sprig.