Mint Julep

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 35 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Inactive: 20 min
  • Cook: 5 min
  • Yield: 1 julep
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Ingredients

6 to 8 mint leaves

1 tablespoon sugar

Crushed ice

2 1/2 ounces bourbon

Splash Simple Syrup, recipe follows

Sprig mint, for garnish

6 to 8 mint leaves

1 tablespoon sugar

Crushed ice

2 1/2 ounces bourbon

Splash Simple Syrup, recipe follows

Sprig mint, for garnish

Simple Syrup:

1 cup sugar

1 cup water

Simple Syrup:

1 cup sugar

1 cup water

Directions

Put the mint leaves and the sugar in the bottom of a tall glass. With the handle of a wooden spoon, crush and mash the leaves to extract the flavor. Fill the glass with crushed (not cubed) ice. Pour in the bourbon. Top with a splash of simple syrup.

With a long-handled spoon, jiggle (not stir) to chill and mix. Garnish with a sprig of mint. Sip.

Put the mint leaves and the sugar in the bottom of a tall glass. With the handle of a wooden spoon, crush and mash the leaves to extract the flavor. Fill the glass with crushed (not cubed) ice. Pour in the bourbon. Top with a splash of simple syrup.

With a long-handled spoon, jiggle (not stir) to chill and mix. Garnish with a sprig of mint. Sip.

Simple Syrup:

Combine sugar and water in a small saucepan and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Cook until sugar is dissolved, about 2 minutes. Remove from the heat and cool completely.

Simple Syrup:

Combine sugar and water in a small saucepan and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Cook until sugar is dissolved, about 2 minutes. Remove from the heat and cool completely.

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