1 1/2 oz vodka
1/2 oz simple syrup
1/2 oz aperol
several mint leaves
crush mint leaves in a tall glass. cover with ice
add vodka, simple, and soda. stir to mix.
drizzle aperol over top.
garnish with lime wedge.
made (and named) for my friend a-m, who plays on my soccer team and just became a mom for the first time a little while ago.