Rum, lime, sugar and mint---and plenty of crushed ice. That's Jeff Berry's Noa Noa swizzle.
The ephemeral Bourbon Mint Julep: we see it about one day a year—Kentucky Derby Day—and then it's gone. Whiskey, sugar, mint, and ice—lots of ice.
Seventh Heaven is an Aviation variant from the prohibition years. No creme de violette? Try this: Old Tom gin, Maraschino, grapefruit juice and mint.
The Gin Derby Cocktail: Genever, brandy, sugar and mint. And there's a peach version, too...
The Mojito del Coronado: rum, lime juice, sugar and mint.