The Cheerwine & Rye Sour

It's the most southern thing I can think of.
2 oz Rye
1 oz Simple syrup (Cheerwine Simple Syrup (see notes))
34 oz Lemon juice
1 spg Mint (as garnish)
1 twst Lemon peel (as garnish)
Instructions
Shake with ice. Strain onto rock. Express lemon peel and use as garnish with mint sprig.
Notes
In my continued adoration of Cheerwine, I paired it with rye. For the Cheerwine Simple Syrup. 2 cups Cheerwine. 1 cup sugar. Dashes of nutmeg and allspice. A little lemon zest. Simmer until sugar is dissolved. Let it all sit together and cool.
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