Raspberry Vodka Lemonade Cooler
5 fresh raspberries, plus a few additional for garnish
1 once freshly squeezed lemon juice
2 ounces vodka
3 ounces raspberry lemonade
1 teaspoon raspberry (or regular) simple syrup
good quality tonic
sugar, for dusting berries
sprig of fresh mint, for garnish
Place a good amount of crushed ice in a lowball glass and set aside.
Using a cocktail shaker, add the raspberries and muddle until the berries and nice and broken up. Add the lemon juice, vodka, raspberry lemonade and raspberry simple syrup. Shake vigorously for about 20 seconds.
Pour the mixture over ice. Top with tonic.
Gently coat a couple of raspberries with sugar and add to the cocktail. Finish with a sprig of fresh mint.