Hollywood Park

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 10 min
  • Active: 10 min
  • Yield: 1 cocktail
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Ingredients

1 1/2 ounces bourbon (preferably Knob Creek)

1 1/4 ounces simple syrup (see Cook's Note)

1 ounce fresh lime juice

1/4 ounce cognac (preferably Martell Cordon Bleu)

5 fresh mint leaves, plus a sprig for garnish

Lime wedge, for garnish

Directions

  1. Combine the bourbon, simple syrup, lime juice, cognac and mint leaves in a cocktail shaker and muddle the mint.
  2. Add ice cubes and shake vigorously. Taste for balance, then double strain over fresh crushed ice. Garnish with a mint sprig and lime wedge.

Cook’s Note

To make simple syrup, heat equal parts sugar and water until the sugar dissolves; cool.