Erick Castro muddles plenty of mint leaves with simple syrup, shakes the drink, then pours it through two strainers to remove any particles. The result is a perfectly silky cocktail. Slideshows:  Garden-to-Glass Cocktails 

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total:
5 mins
Yield:
1
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a cocktail shaker, muddle 7 of the mint leaves with the Simple Syrup, then add the gin, lime juice, bitters and salt. Fill the shaker with ice and shake well. Fine strain into a chilled coupe and garnish with the remaining mint leaf.

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