3⁄4 oz Simple syrup
4 wdg Lemon
1 oz Cognac VSOP
8 lf Mint

Take half a lemon and quarter it - put in tin. Add half-dozen or so mint leaves and simple syrup to tin and muddle.
Add Cognac and Applejack and egg whites (or aquafaba) and do a good dry shake.. Add ice and shake.
Strain into rocks glass with large cube of ice. Garnish with a sprig of mint.


Used Hennessy VSOP.

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