This is an spectacular cooling drink, easy to do. Enjoy the restoring effects of fresh mint.You can do it with water of milk based.
For syrup: Pour 1/2 cup boiling water over 1/2 cup sugar in a small bowl, stir till sugar dissolves. Stir in 1/4 cup of tightly compacted fresh mint leaves (without the stems). Cover and chill for a minimum of four hours. Strain mixture through a sieve. Discard leaves. Store syrup for up to three days. To use the syrup for a water based drink: Place one tablespoon of mint syrup with about one cup of room temperature water and stir.
For a milk-based drink: You can also add 1-2 tablespoons of half-and-half cream to the water and syrup for variation.