Whiskey Smash

One for August… What do August and the Kentucky Derby have in common? Cold whiskey cocktails and big sun hats. Get yours on and indulge with this simple four-ingredient refreshment.


• 1/2 Lemon, cut into wedges

• 4 Mint leaves

• 3⁄4 oz Simple syrup

• 2 oz Bourbon

Garnish: 1 Mint sprig


1. In a shaker, muddle the lemon.

2. Add the remaining ingredients and fill with ice.

3. Shake, and double-strain into a rocks glass filled with crushed ice or one large ice chunk.

4. Slap a mint sprig between your hands and use as garnish.

5. Serve with a straw.