"This concoction could be just the thing to ward off a cold," says Romée de Goriainoff, referring to ginger's reputation for boosting immunity. "But the ginger and mint combination also makes it a perfect summer refresher."
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Ice cubes, plus crushed ice
1 2/3 ounces Cognac
2/3 ounce fresh lime juice
1/2 ounce Simple Syrup
1 quarter-size slice of peeled fresh ginger
5 mint leaves, plus 1 mint sprig, smacked, for garnish
How to Make It
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice cubes. Add the Cognac, lime juice, Simple Syrup, ginger and mint leaves and shake briefly. Strain into a crushed-ice-filled rocks glass and garnish with the smacked mint sprig.
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