MINT JULEP

The Kentucky Derby would be just another day without one of these.    

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Info

Served

On the rocks; poured over ice

Types of Alcohol

Bourbon
Whiskey

Standard Garnish

  • Mint sprig

Type of Glass

Mint julep cup

Utensils

  • Muddler
  • Bar spoon

Ingredients

  • 2 oz. bourbon whiskey
  • 2 teaspoons water
  • 4 mint leaves
  • 1 teaspoon powdered sugar

Preparation

  1. In a highball glass muddle (mash) the mint, sugar and water.
  2. Fill the glass with cracked ice.
  3. Add bourbon and stir well, until the glass is frosted.
  4. Garnish with a mint sprig.