a. white rum
c. white granulated sugar
d. mint leaf
a. Chop one lime into small wedges
b. Chop 8 mint leaves finely
c. Add lime, mint and 4 tablespoons of white granulated sugar to a mortar and pestle. Using the pestle, bear down on the limes to squeeze out all the juice. The juice will become a sweet lime syrup.
d. Pour the syrup into the shaker and then add one 1/2 cup of white rum to the shaker.
f. Add one cup of crushed ice to the shaker
g. Shake the shaker for 30 seconds then serve.