This Garden Party cocktail is a Mojito riff made for lounging in the backyard on a warm summer day. Pair with a hammock and a book and you’ve got the perfect lazy afternoon.
4-5 fresh mint leaves
½ oz. fresh lime juice
¼ oz. simple syrup (1:1)
1½ oz. green Chartreuse
2½ oz. club soda
Tools: muddler, shaker, strainer
Garnish: mint sprig
Add the mint, lime juice and simple syrup to a shaker and muddle lightly. Add ice and the Chartreuse and shake until chilled. Strain into ice-filled glasses, top with club soda and garnish.