8 to 10 fresh mint leaves
2 tbsp + 2 tsp (40 ml) Buffalo Trace bourbon
2 tsp (10 ml) pernod
2 tbsp (30 ml) lime juice
4 tsp (20 ml) orgeat or almond syrup
plains soda water
- Gently slap mint leaves between your palms to bruise and release the essential mint oils. Place in large glass. Add bourbon, pernod, lime juice and orgeat. Add ice and fill glass with soda. Stir with a swizzle stick and serve immediately.