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Mint Julep
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Mint Julep

Ingredients

2 ounces Kentucky Woodford Reserve Bourbon
fresh mint sprigs
2 ounces simple syrup (seeĀ recipe)
Crushed ice
Silver mint julep tumbler

Preparation

Chill silver mint julep tumbler

Add simple syrup and mint leaves

Gently muddle syrup and mint leaves

Fill tumbler half full with crushed ice

Add one ounce bourbon

Stir

Fill glass with crushed ice

Add remaining bourbon

Garnish with mint sprig

Serve with short straw that just protrudes over top of julep tumbler to ensure the aroma of fresh mint