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The perfect mint julep, recipe at epicurious.com
The Kentucky Derby is just around the corner and there’s no better way to celebrate the race than with the most iconic Southern drink, the mint julep.
The mixologists over at epicurious.com have a recipe simple enough for anyone to master. 1 scant ounce minted simple syrup, 2 cups crushed ice, 2 ounces bourbon (such as Woodford Reserve), Fresh mint sprig, for garnish.To highball glass or silver Julep cup, add minted simple syrup, then 1 cup crushed ice, bourbon, and splash of water. Add enough of remaining ice to almost fill glass. Stir well and garnish with mint sprig.
You may not be at Churchill Downs this weekend, but don’t let that stop you from wearing a big hat.