12 servings

How to Make It

Step 1

Combine sugar, water, and 17 mint sprigs in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat. Strain and discard mint. Chill syrup several hours or overnight.

Step 2

To serve, fill each julep cup three-fourths full with shaved ice; add 2 jiggers (1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons) bourbon and 1 teaspoon reserved syrup. Stir gently. Add additional shaved ice to fill cups. Garnish with additional mint sprigs.

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