Rhum Swizzle
© Lucy Schaeffer

Rhum Swizzle

  • SERVINGS: Makes 1 drink

A swizzle is an icy drink named for the tool used to mix it, traditionally fashioned out of a woody stem. The base for this swizzle is rhum agricole, made from fresh cane juice in the French-speaking Caribbean islands.

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  1. 7 large mint leaves
  2. Crushed ice
  3. 2 ounces amber rhum agricole
  4. 2 ounces fresh grapefruit juice
  5. 1/2 ounce brown sugar simple syrup (brown sugar dissolved in equal part simmering water and cooled)
  6. 1/8 ounce grenadine
  1. In a Collins glass, muddle the mint. Add the remaining ingredients. Mix by spinning a swizzle or long bar spoon between your palms while moving it up and down in the drink. Top with crushed ice.