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Name: Elissa
Location: Berkeley, California
How are you staying cool? Whiskey Smash Cocktail!

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Whiskey Smash Cocktail serves 1

1 shot Maker's Mark (or whatever whiskey you prefer)
Juice of 1 lemon
1 tbsp maple syrup
6 mint leaves (reserve 2 for garnish)

Muddle the mint, lemon juice and maple syrup in your cocktail shaker. Add ice and liquor. Shake until cold. Serve on the rocks and garnish with mint.

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