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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