This recipe was originally published on patijinich.com.
Yields 2 drinks
- 1/4 cup water
- 1/4 cup sugar
- About 10 leaves fresh mint, coarsely chopped
- 2 cups coconut water
- 1/2 cup good quality gin
- Ice cubes
- Fresh coconut pulp, sliced for garnish
To make the simple syrup, combine the water and sugar in a small saucepan over low heat. Bring to a simmer and cook, stirring a few times, until sugar has dissolved. Remove from the heat and let cool.
In a couple of glasses, muddle mint with the simple syrup and gin. Add ice, pour coconut water on top, stir, and garnish with the fresh and tender coconut pulp.