Classic Bourbon Mint Julep

Classic Bourbon Mint Julep

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Classic Bourbon Mint Julep

Like a delicious snow cone for adults, the mint julep is a classic for a reason – sweet, boozy & herby, it’s a treat!

Classic Bourbon Mint Julep
INGREDIENTS
  • 7-8  Fresh Mint Leaves
  • 1/2oz Gum Syrup (could substitute 2/1 sugar/water simple syrup in a pinch)
  • 2oz Bourbon (we used Bulleit)
  • Plenty of Crushed Ice
  • Garnish:
  • Fresh Mint Sprig

DIRECTIONS

1

Combine the mint leaves and first 1/4oz of syrup in the bottom of a julep tin.

2

Add a layer of crushed ice.

3

Pour in the bourbon.
4

Top with another layer of crushed ice, bringing the ice almost to the top of the tin.
5

Pour in the remaining half of the syrup.

6

Mound more crushed ice over the top of the tin.

7

Insert a straw or spoon-straw (ideally metal).

8

Garnish with the mint sprig. Serve immediately.

Recipe by Laura Bishop

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