Mint Julep

Recipe by mysticchyna
READY IN: 5mins
SERVES: 1
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 10
    mint leaves, plus a spring for garnish
  • 2
    teaspoons superfine sugar
  • crushed ice
  • 2 12
    ounces kentucky bourbon whiskey (Gentleman Jack)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place the mint in the bottom of a mortar/pestle, and top with the sugar.
  • Muddle these together until the leaves start to break down and dissolve the sugar. Transfer to a cocktail glass.
  • Add a splash of seltzer water.
  • Fill the glass 3/4 with ice, and add the bourbon.
  • Top with more seltzer; stir and garnish with a sprig of mint.
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