How to Make the Whiskey Smash cocktail

Like Mint Juleps? You’ll love this citrusy 19th-century cooler. Top San Francisco bartender Erik Adkins shows you how to make a Whiskey Smash.

 

INGREDIENTS:
Half a lemon, cut into wedges
4 to 6 Fresh mint leaves
.75 oz Simple syrup (one part sugar, one part water)
2 oz Elijah Craig 12-Year-Old Bourbon
Garnish: Mint sprig
Glass: Rocks