Recipe courtesy of Geoffrey Zakarian
Show: The Kitchen
Episode: Spring Chicken
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Classic Mint Julep
Total:
25 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
1 drink
Level:
Easy
Total:
25 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
1 drink
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Simple Syrup:

Directions

Gently bruise one of the mint sprigs in the bottom of a highball glass with the Simple Syrup, then add the bourbon. Strain into a julep cup, add crushed ice until overflowing, and garnish with the remaining mint sprig.

Simple Syrup:

Combine the sugar and 1 cup water in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Cook, stirring, until the sugar dissolves. Remove from the heat and let cool completely. Keep covered in the refrigerator up to 1 month. Yield: 1 1/2 cups

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