Latvian Mint Drink

Adapted from Ņina Masiļūne - Latvian National Cuisine
Makes 4 drinks

1 liter filtered water 1 1/2 tbsp brown sugar 1 tbsp lemon juice 1/4 cup fresh mint

Dissolve the sugar in lemon juice and bruise the mint before adding it to the mixture. Heat the water until boiling in a kettle and pour over the mixture. Cover and let steep on the counter until room temperature, then strain. Taste, adjust the lemon juice or sugar as needed, before chilling. Serve over ice.

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