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Bourbon Peach Cocktail

Ingredients

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2 oz. bourbon

1 oz. simple syrup*

1/2 ripe peach

about 4 or 5 mint leaves

splash of ginger beer

Instructions

In cocktail shaker muddle the peach, mint leaves and simple syrup with some crushed ice.  Add bourbon and shake well.  Strain into cocktail glass filled with ice.  Top with a splash of ginger beer.

Notes

*I made a brown sugar simple syrup by combining 1 cup brown sugar with 1 cup water and bringing it to a boil.  Let cool and store in refrigerator.  Read more about making simple syrup here.  You could also use regular simple syrup or maple syrup.