Celery Julep

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Lisa 'Gayle' Goff

By
@GayleGoff

I decided to make an cocktail and appitizer type entry for my challenge this week and I think it came out pretty nifty so here is the cocktail part and the appitizer is to follow.

note:not my picture

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
yields 5-6 drinks
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
5 Min

Ingredients

4-5
celery stalks, plus additional for garnish
1/2 c
plus 1tbl sugar
1/2 Tbsp
celery seeds
hefty picnh of salt
10-12 oz
whiskey
6 Tbsp
lemon juice
seltzer (about 12 oz)

How to Make Celery Julep

Step-by-Step

  • 1Put the celery, 1 Tbsp of the sugar, celery seed and salt in a food processor. Pulse until the mixture is reduced to a puree. Pass it through a fine-mesh strainer, pressing on and discarding the solids.
  • 2Place the strained celery juice in a saucepan, along with the 1/2 cup sugar. Heat gently until it just dissolves, then cool
  • 3To assemble the juleps, shake together 2 ounces whiskey, 1 Tbsp lemon juice, and 2 Tbsp celery syrup with ice. Pour into a glass with ice, top off with seltzer, and garnish with a celery sprig. Adjust to taste.

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About Celery Julep

Course/Dish: Cocktails
Hashtags: #savory, #bourbon, #celery