How to make a classic Mint Julep
7 STEPS
The official drink of the Kentucky Derby is surprisingly simple to make.
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You will need: bourbon, mint, simple syrup, and bitters (optional).
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Muddle the mint with simple syrup and a few dashes bitters (optional) in the bottom of the glass.
3
Add crushed ice to the glass.
4
Pour the bourbon over the crushed ice.
5
Use a cocktail shaker to shake the Mint Julep, then top off the glass with additional crushed ice.
6
Enjoy! This cocktail should be sipped slowly 😉
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