6 Ways To Make Your Own Delicious Mint Juleps

2) Classic Mint Julep                                                              (2 of 5)

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2) Classic Mint Julep                                                              (2 of 5)

 

 

Ingredients

  • 3 fresh mint leaves
  • Crushed ice
  • 1 1/2 to 2 tablespoons (1 ounce) bourbon
  • 1 (4-inch) cocktail straw or coffee stirrer
  • 1 fresh mint sprig
  • Powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon mint simple syrup

Directions

Place mint leaves and 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. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.


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