An old recipe for MINT JULEP

Stormy Stewart

By
@karlyn255

This recipe for MINT JULEP dates back to the anerican revolution

Use a silver (or pewter?) mug--very important in order to obtain condition of proper frosting


Add ½ teaspoon granulated sugar
Add enough water to make a paste
Grind fresh mint leaves into paste.
Fill mug up to the top with finely scraped ice.
Add bourbon whiskey pouring it through the ice
Stir with spoon until mug is frosted.
Top with sprigs of fresh mint.


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Serves:

1

Ingredients

1
silver or pewter mug
1/2 tsp
sugar
fresh mint and enough water to make a paste
scraped ice
bourbon whiskey
extra mint for garnish

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Use a silver (or pewter?) mug--very important in order to obtain condition of proper frosting
Add ½ teaspoon granulated sugar
Add enough water to make a paste
Grind fresh mint leaves into paste.
Fill mug up to the top with finely scraped ice.
Add bourbon whiskey pouring it through the ice
Stir with spoon until mug is frosted.
Top with sprigs of fresh mint.
2
others drinks that you can make from the mint julep


SNOWSTORM:

Mint Julep topped with a dash of brandy.

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HAILSTONE:

Mint Julep topped with a more generous dash of brandy

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cocktails
Hashtag: #old-recipe