Hayden Block's Whisky Smash cocktail

This classic drink is as simple to make as it is to drink.

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Manhattans and Old Fashions aren't the only whisky cocktails that you can easily make at home. Try this Whisky Smash by Ian Walsh of Hayden Block. It has the classic combination of bitters, whisky, simple syrup and lemon juice, but with the addition of mint. Give it a try tonight. 

2 oz. Elijah Craig whisky
1 oz. simple syrup
4 mint leaves
1/2 lemon, cubed
3 dashes Angostura Bitters

Place all ingredients in a shaker and muddle. Add ice and shake well. 

Strain into a rocks glass filled with ice and enjoy.