Pepper Smash No. 2

12 mint leaves
2 oz. Krogstad Aquavit
3/4 oz fresh lime juice
3/4 oz. fresh yellow bell pepper juice
3/4 oz. diluted Grade B maple syrup (2 parts syrup to 1 part water)

Combine all ingredients in a shaker and gently muddle. Add ice, shake, double strain into ice-filled Old Fashioned glass

Garnish: fresh mint sprig

Credit: Ryan Magarian