Peach Smash Cocktail

Peach Smash

During the long, warm days of July and August, there are few greater pleasures than sinking your teeth into a ripe peach. This Peach Smash is just the thing to cool off a steamy afternoon.

Peach Smash
Serves 2
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Ingredients
  1. ½ lemon, quartered
  2. 4 ounces whiskey
  3. 2 ounces Peach-Mint Simple Syrup, recipe follows
  4. Dash of Angostura bitters
  5. Garnish: peach slices, fresh mint
Instructions
  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle lemon until juice is released. Add 3 ice cubes, whiskey, Peach-Mint Simple Syrup, and bitters. Cover shaker, and shake until very cold. Strain into 2 glasses over ice cubes. Garnish with peaches and mint, if desired.
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Peach-Mint Simple Syrup
Serves 6
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Ingredients
  1. 1 cup water
  2. 1 cup sugar
  3. 8 large mint leaves
  4. 1 peach, peeled, pitted, and quartered
Instructions
  1. In a small saucepan over medium-low heat, combine 1 cup water, sugar, mint, and peach. Cook, stirring occasionally, until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat, and let stand 15 minutes. Strain through a fine-mesh sieve into a clean jar, discarding solids. Cover and refrigerate until cold, up to 2 weeks.
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