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Spaceface from Young American

A touch of crème de menthe and large bouquet of mint make this tequila cocktail from Chicago’s Young American extra-refreshing.

1½ oz. blanco tequila
½ oz. pineapple syrup (McKinley uses Small Hand Foods)
½ oz. fresh lime juice
¼ oz. honey
1 barspoon crème de menthe
1 lime wedge
6 mint leaves
Tools: muddler, shaker, strainer
Glass: rocks
Garnish: mint

Muddle 1 lime wedge with 6 mint leaves. Add the remaining ingredients, plus ice, and shake until cold. Strain into the glass over fresh ice and garnish.

Julia McKinley, Young American, Chicago

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