Perroquet, mint and anise cocktail

This is a 2-ingredient drink best served late in the afternoon, in the summer, at an outdoor cafe table. In Paris, of course. Pastis is often served with a drop or two of flavored syrups or liqueur.

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1 1/2 ounces pastis
2 dashes peppermint syrup

Pour the ingredients over 3 or 4 ice cubes in an aperitif glass. Fill with cold water or serve with a small carafe of water, as they do in French cafes.

Tasting notes: Traditional anise threaded with mint. Cool and refreshing.

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