4 tablespoons simple syrup, (equal amounts sugar and water heated until sugar dissolves)
8 ounces Belvedere Vodka
4 sprigs mint, for garnish
4 martini glasses, cold
For one drink: Put 6 to 8 mint leaves, 1 tablespoon simple syrup and crushed ice in the bottom of a tall glass. With the handle of a wooden spoon, crush and mash the leaves to extract the flavor. Add 2 ounces vodka and shake several times. Strain into a chilled martini glasses and garnish with a small mint sprig.