Mint Julep

Ingredients:

  • 4 to 5 mint sprigs (leaves only)
  • 2 sugar cubes (or 15ml simple syrup)
  • 75ml bourbon whiskey
  • Garnish: mint sprig

Method:

  • Place the mint leaves and sugar or simple syrup into a julep cup, collins glass, or double old-fashioned glass.
  • Muddle well to dissolve the sugar and release the oil and aroma of the mint.
  • Add the bourbon.
  • Fill the glass with crushed ice and stir well until the glass becomes frosty.
  • Garnish with a mint sprig and serve.
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