- For the Bootleg mix:
- 5 cups water, divided
- 2 cups sugar
- 1 cup fresh lime juice (timesaver: use bottled fresh lime juice)
- 20 fresh mint leaves
- For each cocktail:
- 2 ounces Bootleg mix
- 2 ounces vodka
- 2 ounces club soda
- Mint sprigs and lime slices, for garnish
In a small saucepan, combine 2 cups of water and 2 cups of sugar. Heat and stir until sugar dissolves to make a simple syrup. Remove from heat.
In a blender, add simple syrup, 3 cups of water, lime juice and mint leaves. Blend until combined and mint leaves are broken down.
To serve, add 2 ounces Bootleg mix and 2 ounces vodka to a glass. Top with 2 ounces club soda. Garnish with a mint sprig and a slice of lime.