Aged Mint Julep

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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 8
YIELD: 4 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat water and sugar on medium heat to dissolve sugar.
  • Add the mint, crushing it as you go to release the oils.
  • Bring the syrup and mint to a boil.
  • Remove the pan from the heat and cover it.
  • Let the mixture steep for 1 hour.
  • Strain out the mint and squeeze it dry to remove all the syrup.
  • Add the bourbon and stir gently.
  • Pour into a clean bottle and chill at least 1 month.
  • Serve over crushed ice with a sprig of mint for a garnish.
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