The Quintessential Derby Drink: Strawberry Mint Julep
Add 1 cup of water and 1 cup of sugar and heat over medium heat until sugar is completely dissolved.
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Add 1 cup of strawberries and a few sprigs of fresh mint and simmer for 5-7 minutes.
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Using a strainer, pour mixture into container. Chill for about 2 hours. This strawberry simple syrup will keep in your refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.
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Now your ready to start mixing your drink. In a glass or julep cup filled with crushed ice. Add 2 ounces of Kentucky whiskey.
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Next add 4 ounces of strawberry simple syrup.
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Give it a good stir.
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Garnish with a strawberry and mint sprigs.
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What you'll need
1
Strawberries
2
Bulleit Whiskey
1
Sugar
4
Strawberry Simple Syrup
Mint
1
Water
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