Nomad's Happy Hour: Gin Mint Julep

Makes 1 cocktail. 


  • 8 mint leaves

  • 1 ounce simple syrup

  • 2½ ounces gin

  • crushed ice (has to be crushed!)

  • lime, to finish

  • fresh raspberries, to garnish


  1. Place mint leaves and simple syrup into bottom of cup.

  2. Lightly muddle to release the mint oil.

  3. FILL glass completely with crushed ice.

  4. Pour gin over ice.

  5. Add more crushed ice to top off.

  6. Finish with lime wedge.

  7. Lightly swirl and enjoy.