Smith's Mint Julep

Total Time:
10 min
Prep:
10 min

Yield:
2 drinks

Ingredients
  • 5 large fresh mint sprigs
  • 2 teaspoons superfine sugar
  • Dash of water
  • 2 ounces bourbon, preferably Maker's Mark
  • 1/2 ounce peppermint schnapps
Directions
  • Fill large martini glass with crushed ice and set aside. Reserve one mint sprig for garnish. Remove and discard stems from remaining mint and place leaves in a small bowl. Add sugar, and, using back of a spoon, crush mint; stir, adding a few drops of water so the sugar fully dissolves. Add small amount of ice, then the liquors. Stir to combine, and strain mixture into glass. Garnish with mint sprig.


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