Whiskey Smash

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As the cool crisp hits the air, look for a drink that will warm you up quickly, like this Whiskey Smash. Citrus and mint are elevated when stirred into a simple syrup and finished with bourbon. This easy libation is perfect for your next fall gathering.

Whiskey Smash
Makes 1 drink
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Ingredients
  1. 6 fresh mint leaves
  2. ¼ navel orange, halved
  3. 2 tablespoons Simple Syrup (recipe follows)
  4. 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  5. ¼ cup bourbon
  6. Crushed ice
  7. Splash club soda
  8. Garnish: Mint, orange wedge
Instructions
  1. Place mint and next 3 ingredients in the bottom of a pint glass. Using a wooden spoon, muddle the ingredients for about 30 seconds. Add bourbon.
  2. Fill a rocks glass with crushed iced. Strain bourbon mixture into glass, discarding solids. Top with a splash of club soda. Garnish with fresh mint and an orange wedge, if desired.
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Simple Syrup
Makes 1 ½ cups
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Ingredients
  1. 1 cup sugar
  2. 1 cup water
Instructions
  1. In a large jar combine sugar and 1 cup water. Seal jar tightly with a lid. Shake for 2 minutes or until sugar has dissolved. Use immediately, or store in refrigerator for up to 1 month.
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