Whiskey Mashup

Whiskey Mashup

INGREDIENTS:

  • 3 lemon wedges
  • 2 ounces bourbon
  • ¾ ounce simple syrup
  • 4 mint leaves
  • Garnish: mint sprig
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup boiling water
  • ¾ cup mint leaves

DIRECTIONS

Start with 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.


Set aside. 


Muddle the lemon in a shaker.


Combine syrup and the remaining ingredients with ice and shake.


Double-strain into a rocks glass over ice.


Slap a mint sprig on the back of your hand and use as a garnish.

 


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