Mint Julep

Oxmoor House
1 serving


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6 fresh mint leaves
1/4 cup water
2 teaspoons sugar
Finely crushed ice
2 tablespoons bourbon
1 fresh mint sprig


Rub the inside of a chilled julep cup with one mint leaf, using the back of a spoon to gently bruise the leaf.

Combine remaining mint leaves, water, and sugar in a small bowl; mull gently until sugar dissolves. Add crushed ice, filling cup three-fourths full; strain water mixture over ice. Add additional ice to fill cup; add bourbon, and stir gently.

Chill at least 15 minutes. Before serving, garnish with fresh mint.

Created date

February 2010