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Mint Julep Recipe

Mint Julep Recipe

The best mint julep recipe for a refreshing and deliciously icy hot summer day drink.

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"If someone offers you a breath mint, accept it."

-H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


10 fresh mint leaves
1 tsp sugar
2 1/2 oz bourbon
Sparkling water
Crushed ice


Chill tall glass in freezer for 10 minutes.

Place mint, sugar, 1 oz bourbon and a splash of sparkling water in the chilled glass. Use a spoon to muddle the mint into the mixture. Add a small handful of crushed ice and stir well. Add remaining bourbon and another splash of sparkling water. Fill the glass tightly with ice.

Serves 1

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