|Hibiscus Christmas cooler|
2 oz. agua de jamaica (from L.A. Times recipe made with dried hibiscus flowers, available at Latino markets. Optional, add grated ginger to the steeping mixture.)
1 oz. rum, spiced or regular
1/2 oz. lime juice
2 oz. club soda
Mix and serve over crushed ice with a wedge of lime and sprig of mint.
(Taste and add simple syrup if it's too tart for your taste.)