Chocolate Russian Mojito
© Tina Rupp

Chocolate Russian Mojito

  • SERVINGS: makes 1 drink

The Abbey • West Hollywood, CA

This sprawling club (there are four bars in all) hosts an annual Academy Awards party whose total proceeds are donated to AIDS Project L.A.

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  1. 1/4 lime, cut into 2 pieces
  2. 1 1/2 ounces Simple Syrup
  3. 4 mint sprigs
  4. Ice
  5. 2 1/2 to 3 ounces chocolate vodka
  6. 1/2 ounce dark rum, preferably Gosling's
  1. In a pint glass or cocktail shaker, muddle the lime pieces with the Simple Syrup and 3 of the mint sprigs, then strain into an ice-filled highball glass. Add the vodka, top with the rum and garnish with the remaining mint sprig.