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SOUTH MINT 75THE SOUTH MINT 75

Ingredients:

  • 1 ounce Sutlerís gin
  • 3/4 ounce lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • 3/4 ounce lemongrass syrup*
  • 6 mint leaves
  • Brut cava, to top
  • Garnish: mint leaf

Directions:

  1. Add the gin, lemon juice, lemongrass syrup and 6 mint leaves into a shaker with ice and shake until well-chilled.
  2. Double-strain into a coupe glass.
  3. Top with brut cava.
  4. Garnish with a mint leaf that has been slapped against the back of your hand to express the oil.

 

*Lemongrass syrup:
Combine 1 cup sugar, 2 peeled lemongrass stalks (sliced) and 1 cup water in a small saucepan. Bring to a simmer and continue to simmer for 10 minutes or until desired flavor is achieved. Remove from heat, cool and strain. Store the syrup in the refrigerator for up to one week.


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