Apricot-Mint Sours

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 40 min (includes chilling time)
  • Active: 10 min
  • Yield: 8 servings
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Sour Mix:

1 cup fresh lemon juice

3/4 cup simple syrup

1/4 cup fresh lime juice

Apricot-Mint Sours:

2 tablespoons superfine sugar

12 fresh mint leaves, plus sprigs, for garnish 

12 ounces gin 

Splash of apricot nectar 

Sliced fresh apricots, for garnish, optional 


  1. For the sour mix: Mix together the lemon juice, simple syrup and lime juice. Cover and refrigerate until cold.
  2. For the apricot-mint sours: Muddle the sugar and mint leaves in a pitcher. Add the sour mix, gin and apricot nectar and mix until combined.
  3. Serve in rocks glasses over crushed ice and garnish with mint sprigs and an apricot wedge if using.