Mint Julep

The signature drink of the Kentucky Derby. It's become a Southern classic great for more than horse racing.

Ingredients

Made with Four Roses Small Batch
2 fl oz Four Roses Small Batch
5 Mint Leaves
¼ fl oz Simple Syrup

Directions

Gather 5 large mint leaves - or more if the leaves are smaller - and smack and pull up along the inside of the Julep tin. Discard that mint and add simple syrup and Bourbon to the tin.

Stir with a spoon and fill the tin halfway with crushed ice, then swizzle for a few seconds. Move quickly and fill the tin to the top and pack, creating the crushed ice snow cone.

Insert a Julep straw and put the mint sprig garnish next to the straw.

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