INGREDIENTS:6 pieces cubed watermelon
8-10 English Mint leaves
2 ounces Vodka
¾ ounces fresh lime juice
½ ounce mint simple syrup
½ cup sugar
½ cup boiling water
¾ cup mint leaves
Start by creating the simple syrup.
Combine the sugar and mint in a bowl.
Add ½ cup boiling water and stir until sugar is dissolved.
Steep the mint leaves for 15 minutes.
Strain into a jar, cover and refrigerate for up to 2 weeks.
In a cocktail shaker, muddle watermelon and mint with the simple syrup.
Add Vodka, Lime, and ice.
Shake, and double strain into a glass filled with crushed ice.
Top with soda water and garnish with mint sprigs.