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Cocktail of the Week: Mint Martini

Sure, a glass of wine or a beer is a nice way to unwind – but every now and then you deserve a happy hour that’s a little more...hmmm. What’s the word? Refined! Kelly Sparks of Queen Bee Mixology is graciously sharing a new cocktail with us every week, just in time for Happy Hour. Queen Bee is raising the bar for cocktails made at home with recipes that are both easy – and delicious! Want more? Connect with Queen Bee Mixology on social media for extra recipes and behind-the-scenes content.

If you're looking for a cocktail to help you feel rejuvenated after a long workday, Queen Bee's Mint Martini is just the ticket. This drink's refreshing flavor combo of mint and lime, paired with a healthy dose of gin, will help transport you to one of those fancy spas where they put cucumber slices on your eyes.

INGREDIENTS

  • 3 oz. Gin
  • 1 tbsp. Frozen limeade
  • 5 mint leaves
  • Lime
  • Mint leaves (garnish)

HOW TO MAKE IT

  1. Muddle 2 lime wedges and 5 mint leaves in shaker
  2. Add 3 oz gin, 1 tbsp frozen limeade and ice
  3. Shake and pour
  4. Garnish with mint leaf
  5. Enjoy!
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