1 largebunch fresh mint leaves, about 10 stems
1 bottleginger ale (1 quart or 1 liter, they are approximately the same)
1 cfresh lemon juice or real lemon brand juice
How to Make Virgin Mint Julep
- Rinse mint leaves and remove any thick stems. Set aside. Put ginger ale in refrigerator to chill.
Mix lemon juice, sugar and water in a small saucepan. Heat and stir until sugar is dissolved. Chill.
- Pour chilled lemon juice mixture over mint leaves and refrigerate for 30 -60 minutes.
In a large pitcher mix lemon juice-mint mixture, ginger ale, and ice. Stir vigorously until pitcher is frosted and serve.