Summer special cocktails
Simple Syrup: Mix 1 cup water with 1 cup sugar in a saucepan and heat until boiling.
Stir until the sugar dissolves (about a minute). Then turn off the heat.
Toss in a handfull of mint leaves and let it steep (just sit there off the heat) for an hour or so. Strain out the leaves and store in the fridge till you're ready to use it.
Mojito: Pour 1 ounce mint-infused simple syrup into a tall glass.
Add a handful of mint leaves, and mix it together.
Add crushed ice and 1-1/2 to 2 ounces of light rum.
Squeeze in the juice of half a lime and Add a splash of club soda and stir. (If you don't have club soda on hand, just use water.)
Garnish with a mint sprig and a slice of lime.
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