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
Place mint leaves and simple syrup into bottom of cup.
Lightly muddle to release the mint oil.
FILL glass completely with crushed ice.
Pour gin over ice.
Add more crushed ice to top off.
Finish with lime wedge.
Lightly swirl and enjoy.