Try this Kentucky take on the Cuban classic.
- 1 oz Simple syrup
- 1 sprig Fresh mint
- 2 Lime wedges
- 1 1/2 oz Maker's Mark Bourbon
- 1 splash Triple sec
- 1 splash Club soda
- Garnish: Lime wedge
Coat the rim of a tall glass with sugar and set aside.
In a mixing glass, muddle the simple syrup and mint.
Squeeze in the juice from the lime wedges and add the bourbon and triple sec.
Fill with ice and stir.
Pour (unstrained) into the prepared glass and top with the soda.
Garnish with an additional lime wedge.