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Two mint julep cocktails.
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Classic Mint Julep

This Classic Mint Julep has only three ingredients, packs a punch and is oh so refreshing!
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 173kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces bourbon
  • 1/2 ounce simple syrup
  • 6 mint leaves plus sprigs for garnish

Instructions

  • In the bottom of a rock's glass or mint julep cup, muddle the mint leaves with the simple syrup.
  • Top with crushed ice.
  • Pour the bourbon over the ice and stir.
  • Top with more ice and garnish with a mint sprig.

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Notes

Can use 1 teaspoon of sugar in place of the simple syrup, just muddle it with the mint leaves. 
Crushed ice is necessary.  This is a strong drink and the crushed ice will melt as you sip the drink, keeping it smooth and frosty! 

Nutrition

Calories: 173kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 11mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 255IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1mg