Mint Julep

Southern Living
Makes 4 cups


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2 cups bottled spring water
3/4 cup sugar
3 cups loosely packed fresh mint leaves
2 cups bourbon


Bring first 3 ingredients to a boil in a large saucepan, stirring until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat. Cover sugar mixture, and steep 30 minutes. Pour mixture through a wire-mesh strainer into a pitcher, discarding mint leaves. Cool. Stir in bourbon. Serve over crushed ice. Prep: 35 min.

Created date

August 2002