Gather your ingredients.
Add mint to your cocktail shaker.
Squeeze in lime juice.
Add simple syrup.
Muddle together to release the mint oils.
Add 2 dashes of bitters.
Shake over ice.
In a bowl wide enough for your glass, add simple syrup or agave. Place the rim of your glass in the bowl and cover with agave. Lift and let excess drip off.
In another bowl wide enough for your glass, add sugar. After your glass is covered in agave or simple syrup, dip the rim into the sugar. Repeat process on all glasses.
Strain drink into your cocktail glass.
Top off with champagne.
Add a few sprigs of mint for garnish. Serve and enjoy responsibly!
Recipe inspired by: http://www.stylemepretty.com/living/2013/02/24/oscar-party-recipes/
- 6.0 Fresh Mint Leaves
- 3/4oz Freshly Squeezed Lime Juice
- 1.0oz Simple Syrup
- 1/2oz Rum
- 2.0 Dashes Agnostura Bitters
- 2.0oz Champagne