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- 1/4 cup water
- 1/4 cup sugar
- About 10 leaves fresh mint coarsely chopped
- 2 cups coconut water
- 1/2 cup good quality gin
- Ice cubes
- Fresh coconut pulp sliced for garnish
- To make the simple syrup, combine the water and sugar in a small saucepan over low heat. Bring to a simmer and cook, stirring a few times, until sugar has dissolved. Remove from the heat and let cool.
- In a couple of glasses, muddle mint with the simple syrup and gin. Add ice, pour coconut water on top, stir, and garnish with the fresh and tender coconut pulp.