- 8 mint leaves, plus a sprig for garnish
3/4 ounce simple syrup
2 ounces gin
1 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
- Place the mint leaves and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker. Muddle well.
- Add the gin and lemon juice and top with ice. Shake vigorously for 30 seconds.
- Strain into a chilled cocktail glass, garnish with a sprig of mint, and enjoy.
Makes 1 drink.
- Drinks, Cocktails
- North American