Apricot and Whiskey Smash Cocktail

Apricot and Whiskey Smash Cocktail

SheKnows
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook Time:
  • Total: 5 min
  • Serving: 1 Serving

Fresh apricots make this summertime beverage a sweet, juicy and refreshing treat.

Ingredients

  • 2 medium apricots, pitted and quartered
  • 3 medium fresh mint leaves
  • 1 ounce Cointreau
  • 1/4 to 1/2 ounce Rich Simple Syrup (depending on how ripe the apricots are)
  • 1/8 medium lemon
  • 2 ounces rye whiskey
  • Ice

Directions

  1. Place the apricots, mint, Cointreau, and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker and muddle with the back of a wood spoon until the apricots are mashed into pieces.
  2. Squeeze the lemon into the shaker and then add the whiskey and a large handful of ice.
  3. Shake the mixture vigorously for 35 seconds and then strain into a rocks cocktail glass filled with ice. Serve immediately.

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