Vodka Gimlet

6 ounces vodka
1 ounces lime juice freshly squeezed
1 ounce Lime simple syrup

For the syrup:
1 Cup water
1 Cup sugar
handful of Kaffir Lime Leaves

For the syrup:
Add sugar, water, and leaves to a medium sauce pan. Bring a boil and reduce to simmer.
Simmer for 20 minutes then remove from heat and allow to cool to room temperature.
Strain out leaves and transfer to a glass jar. Store in the fridge for up 3 weeks.

For the cocktail:
Fill cocktail shaker 1/2 way with ice and add vodka, lime juice and simple syrup.
Cap shaker and shake for 30 seconds then strain into glasses.
If desired, garnish with lime slices.