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Mint Julep

Mint Julep
 
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Description

The "Mint Julep" stands as a Southern icon, a drink that embodies the genteel charm and hospitality of the region. Steeped in tradition, this classic cocktail is a harmonious blend of muddled mint, simple syrup, and the smooth warmth of bourbon, all served over a mound of crushed ice. As synonymous with the Kentucky Derby as the sound of hooves thundering down the track, the Mint Julep is more than a drink; it's a refreshing escape to a leisurely afternoon on a Southern porch. With its aromatic mint bouquet and the slow sip of bourbon, the Mint Julep invites you to savor a moment of true Southern comfort.


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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. In a Julep cup or rocks glass, lightly muddle the mint leaves in the simple syrup.
  2. Add the bourbon then pack the glass tightly with crushed ice.
  3. Stir until the cup is frosted on the outside.
  4. Top with more crushed ice to form an ice dome, and garnish with a mint sprig

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