At just over 2 weeks away, we’re getting close to Kentucky Derby time. Whether you hit up the races or not, there’s no better time to enjoy a fresh Mint Julep.
2 oz bourbon whiskey
4 whole mint sprigs
Simple syrup, to taste
Mint sprigs, dusted with sugar, for garnish
Muddle mint leaves, simple syrup and bourbon in a cocktail shaker until the mint is blended. Add ice and then shake well. Strain into a julep cup filled with shaved ice. Garnish with mint sprigs, enjoy and repeat.
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