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mint julep

Recipe by
Francine Lizotte
Surrey South, BC

Refreshing, tasty and extremely easy to make, this is the perfect cocktail to serve on a hot summer day!

yield 1 drink
prep time 5 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For mint julep

  • 8 to 10
    mint leaves, plus more to garnish
  • 1/2 oz
    simply syrup, or more to taste
  • 2 oz
  • 2 c
    crushed ice
  • 1/2 oz
    mineral water

How To Make mint julep

  • 1
    In a glass or a silver cup, add mint leaves and simple syrup. Lightly muddle to release the flavor.
  • 2
    Add bourbon, stir and fill up the glass halfway with crushed ice. Stir until the glass (or cup) starts to frost from the outside.
  • 3
    Add a splash of mineral water before packing up the glass with crushed ice; garnish with a mint sprig. Makes 1 drink
  • 4
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