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Easy Mint Juleps

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Easy Mint Juleps

  • 2 oz. Woodford Reserve bourbon
  • 1 oz. simple mint syrup*
  • Crushed ice
  • Garnish with mint sprig

 

To make simple syrup, use 1 part water, 1 part sugar and 1 part loosely packed fresh Kentucky mint.  Bring sugar and water to a boil while stirring to dissolve.  Add mint and take off the heat.  Let stand for 20 minutes then strain into a tempered glass jar, let cool and refrigerate until ready to use.

 

To make by the pitcher (8 drinks):

  • 16 oz. Woodford Reserve bourbon
  • 8 oz. simple mint syrup

 

Mix bourbon and mint syrup.  Pour into a tall glass filled with crushed ice.  Garnish with a sprig of mint and a sipping straw.