1.5 oz white rum
.5 oz simple syrup
Strawberries, raspberries, or blueberries
½ lime, fresh-squeezed
Optional: Soda or sparkling wine
Reserve one mint sprig or berry for garnish. Squeeze lime into a cocktail shaker and add the other ingredients. Gently crush the berries and herbs with a muddler. Shake over ice and strain into a cocktail glass. Top with soda or sparkling wine if desired, then add garnish.
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