Recipe: The Little Nell’s ‘Aspen Smash’ Cocktail, Aspen, Colorado!

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Recipe and photo courtesy of The Little Nell, Aspen, CO

Nachtmann Aspen Smash
Serves one.

Ingredients:

2 ounces Stranahan’s Colorado Whiskey
1/2 ounce Leopold Bros. Maraschino Liqueur
6 sprigs of mint
2 lime wedges
1 1/2 ounces sweet and sour*

Directions:

Muddle mint and lime in a cocktail shaker. Add whiskey, maraschino liqueur, and sweet and sour to shaker and shake vigorously. Strain into a Nachtmann Aspen tumbler filled with crushed ice and garnish with a mint bouquet and lemon wheel.

For Sweet and Sour: Combine one-and-a-half cups hot water, one-and-a-half cups sugar, one cup fresh lemon juice, and one cup fresh lime juice in a large glass pitcher or jar. Stir and cool before use. Note: may wish to substitute sugar with agave nectar for dietary reasons.

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