Irish Whiskey Smash
2oz Elk Rider Blended Whiskey
4-5 Mint leaves, plus additional for garnish
½ Lime cut into wedges
.5oz Simple Syrup
Place mint leaves, simple syrup and lime wedges in bottom of shaker and muddle gently 3-4 times (enough to release the juices and oils). Add whiskey and small handful of crushed ice. Cover and shake for 30 seconds. Pour into glass and top with more crushed ice. Garnish with Mint sprig.