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Said to have been invented by Chicago gangsters in the 1920s, this tangy summer cocktail has become a country club staple. Slideshow: More Classic Cocktails

How to Make It

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In a cocktail shaker, muddle the mint leaves. Add ice and the gin, lemon juice, Rich Simple Syrup and lime juice and shake well. http://www.foodandwine.com/articles/cocktail-basics-techniques#doublestr... title="Cocktail technique: Fine-straining">Fine-strain into a chilled coupe. http://www.foodandwine.com/articles/cocktail-basics-techniques#smackingh... title="Cocktail technique: Smacking herbs">Smack the mint sprigs over the drink, then add them to the glass as garnish.

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