Twice Smitten

Description
Aperol, Gin, Lemon juice, Simple syrup, Mint
Ingredients
1ozGin
1ozAperol
1ozLemon juice
12ozSimple syrup (preferably turbinado)
8lfMint
Instructions
Combine all ingredients with ice and shake. Fine strain into a cocktail glass and garnish with a pressed mint sprig floated on top. If you don't have turbinado syrup or sugar, a basic simple syrup will suit just fine.
Notes
I used demerara syrup and basil in place of mint. Very different drink, but still good.
History
To make the original Smitten, follow the exact recipe, but use an ounce of Campari instead of an ounce of Aperol.
Cocktail summary
Yield
Drink
Created byAnvil Bar & Refuge in Houston, TX
AuthenticityAuthentic recipe
Referencehttp://drinkdogma.com/aperol-the-versatile-italian-aperitif/
Posted byendless_optimism on 05/25/2011

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