Mint Julep

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 5 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Yield: 1 cocktail
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Ingredients

10 mint leaves, plus a sprig for garnish

1 1/2 teaspoons superfine sugar

Seltzer water

Crushed ice

2 1/2 ounces Kentucky bourbon whiskey

Directions

  1. Place the mint leaves in the bottom of an old-fashioned glass and top with the sugar. Muddle these together until the leaves begin to break down. Add a splash of seltzer water, fill the glass 3/4 full with crushed ice, and add the bourbon. Top with another splash of seltzer, stir, and garnish with a sprig of mint. Serve immediately.

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