Subtly mentholic with plenty of bright acidity, this is a perfect low ABV session cocktail for cookouts or post-hike aperitifs. 



  1. Combine the Manzanilla, Mentha, Gogi Berry-Mint Syrup, and bitters in a shaker over ice.  Stir to combine. 
  2. Strain into a coupe glass over ice and garnish with the lemon rind. 

For the Gogi Berry-Mint syrup: combine 2 cups of fresh, chopped spearmint and 11/2 cups dried Gogi berries in a large pot.  Add 2 cups of water, or enough to just cover.  Bring to a boil and simmer, covered for 5 minutes.  Remove from the heat and allow to steel for another 15 minutes. Strain, returning the liquid to the pot.  Add 2 cups sugar, warm on medium heat, and stir until the sugar completely dissolves.  Store in the refrigerator.   

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