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Recipe courtesy of Jamie Watson

Ju-Lito (hoolito)

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 10 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 5 min
  • Yield: 1 drink
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4 ounces freshly squeezed lemon juice

4 ounces simple syrup (equal amounts sugar and water, heated until sugar dissolves; cooled)

4 to 5 fresh mint leaves, coarsely chopped

6 ounces whiskey (recommended: Jack Daniels Black)

Crushed ice

Sparkling water


  1. In a cocktail shaker combine the lemon juice, simple syrup, mint and crushed ice, and shake vigorously. Add the whiskey and shake briefly to blend. Pour into a highball glass and top with sparkling water, adding more ice as needed.