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Mint Julep Kentucky Style


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Ingredients

1/4 cup fresh mint leaves
2 cups water, heated
2 cups sugar
cracked ice
Bourbon Whiskey


First, make syrup:


Heat water. Whisk in sugar. Remove from heat. Add mint & allow to steep for at least 20 minutes.


For each Mint Julep:


Add cracked ice to Julep tumbler or glass. Add 1 1/2 oz Bourbon. Add 2 1/2 teaspoons syrup. Stir lightly. Garnish with fresh mint leaf.



Mint Juleps are traditionally served with two short straws.


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