1 1/2 oz. BACARDI Carta Blanca (Light-Dry) rum
12 mint leaves
1/2 lime
2 tbsp. Simple Syrup (or 4 tsp. sugar)
top off with Club Soda

Muddle mint leaves and lime in tall glass. Cover with simple syrup and fill glass with ice: add BACARDI Rum and club soda; stir well. Garnish glass with lime wedge and sprigs of mint..
Simple Syrup
2 parts sugar, 3 parts water.
Fill bottle with sugar to the halfway mark. Add hot water up to the start of the bottleneck. Cover the top and shake well. At this point, the water level will drop. Add a little more water, cover and shake until clear. Store in a cool, dry place.