Classic Mint Julep Recipe
• 1/2 ounce simple syrup
• 10 mint leaves
• 2 ounces bourbon
• Crushed ice
• Mint sprig (to garnish)
• In a Julep cup or rocks glass, lightly muddle the mint and syrup with a muddler or the handle of a wooden spoon. You don’t want to break apart the mint, you just want release its aromatic oils.
• Add the bourbon and fill cup half full with ice. Stir until the cup is frosted on the outside.
• Add more ice to the cup and garnish with a sprig of mint. Enjoy!
(This recipe was acquired from platingsandpairings.com)