1 oz Gin
1 oz Aperol
1⁄2 oz Simple syrup (preferably turbinado)
8 lf Mint
1 spg Mint (as garnish)

Shake; double-strain; up.


I used demerara syrup and basil in place of mint. Very different drink, but still good.


The original Smitten is the same recipe using Campari instead of Aperol.

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Anvil Bar & Refuge in Houston, TX
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