Golden Summer

Servings: 1 cocktail


  • 3 small ripe apricots cut in half, pits removed
  • 4 mint leaves plus sprig for garnish
  • 1/2 ounce lemon juice
  • 1/2 ounce simple syrup
  • 1 1/2 ounces bourbon


  • Muddle the apricots at the bottom of the cocktail shaker until completely broken down. Add mint and muddle lightly. Fill the cocktail shaker with ice. Add lemon juice, simple syrup, and gin. Shake for 10 seconds. Using both the cocktail strainer and a mini strainer, pour the cocktail into a serving glass. Garnish with a mint sprig.


Adapted from Serious Eats

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