Mint Julep Kentucky Style
CATEGORIES
INGREDIENTS
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves
  • 2 cups water, heated
  • 2 cups sugar
  • cracked ice
  • Bourbon Whiskey
DIRECTIONS
  1. First, make syrup:
  2. Heat water. Whisk in sugar. Remove from heat. Add mint & allow to steep for at least 20 minutes.
  3. For each Mint Julep:
  4. 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.
  5. Mint Juleps are traditionally served with two short straws.