Pirate's capriosca

Pirate's capriosca
Pirate's capriosca Photo: Rebecca Hallas

This is a version of my favourite cocktail, except I have to add dark rum because I'm so in love with it.


60ml raw sugar syrup

30ml Mount Gay or dark Havana rum

30ml gin

10 mint leaves, torn

1 cup crushed ice

2 lime quarters

juice of half a lime


Shake and pour.

Glass highball.