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Saturday, July 26 2014
Mint Julep
  •     Crushed ice
  • 1    tablespoon   Minted Simple Syrup (see recipe below)
  • 2 - 4      large sprigs of fresh mint
  • 3 - 4    tablespoons   bourbon
  •     Mint sprig (optional)
Minted Simple Syrup
  • 1/2   cup   boiling water
  • 1/2   cup   sugar
  • 1/4   cup   lightly packed fresh mint leaves
Fill a tall glass with crushed ice. Pour Minted Simple Syrup into the glass. (For a sweeter cocktail, add more syrup.) Slightly crush mint sprigs, and add to glass. Pour bourbon into glass. Stir. Garnish with a mint sprig, if desired. Makes 1 serving.
Minted Simple Syrup
Pour boiling water over sugar in a small bowl; stir until sugar dissolves. Stir in mint leaves. Cover and chill for at least 4 hours. Strain mixture through sieve. Discard mint leaves. Store syrup, covered, in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Makes about 3/4 cup.

nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 140, carb. (g) 8, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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