Mid-Autumn Highball

Trina Restaurant & Lounge • Fort Lauderdale"I love the combination of mint and apple," says cocktail consultant Nick Mautone. "So I experimented and came up with several cocktails. This version is my personal favorite."Plus: Ultimate Cocktail Guide

1 drink


  • 6 mint leaves, plus 1 mint sprig

  • 3/4 ounce Simple Syrup

  • Ice

  • 1/2 ounce green Chartreuse

  • 1 1/2 ounces citrus rum

  • 3 ounces alcoholic sparkling apple cider


  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle the mint leaves with the Simple Syrup. Add ice and the Chartreuse and rum; shake well. Stir in the cider. Strain into an ice-filled highball glass. Garnish with the sprig.

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