Classic Mint Julep

Classic Mint Julep
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Ingredients

  • 1 fresh mint sprig
  • 1 (4-inch) cocktail straw or coffee stirrer
  • 1 ½ to 2 tablespoons (1 ounce) bourbon
  • 1 tablespoon Mint Simple Syrup
  • 3 fresh mint leaves
  • Crushed ice
  • Powdered sugar (optional)

Place mint leaves and Mint Simple Syrup in a chilled julep cup. Gently press leaves against cup with back of spoon to release flavors. Pack cup tightly with crushed ice; pour bourbon over ice. Insert straw, place mint sprig directly next to straw, and serve immediately. Sprinkle with powdered sug...

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Variations on Classic Mint Julep

  • Classic Mint Julep
    • About 1 1/2 cups crushed or shaved ice
    • 5 fresh mint sprigs (3 to 5 in.), rinsed and drained
    • 1 lemon, rinsed
    • About 2 teaspoons sugar
    • +3 other ingredients
  • Classic Mint Julep
    • 1 tablespoon Mint Simple Syrup
    • 3 fresh mint leaves
    • 1 1/2 to 2 tablespoons (1 ounce) bourbon
    • Powdered sugar (optional)
    • +9 other ingredients


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