A jar serving a mint julep cocktail

Mint julep

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Prep: 5 mins No cook

Easy

Serves 1

Whisky cocktails don’t come much more refreshing than a mint julep. Serve over mounds of crushed ice and top with freshly picked garden mint

Nutrition and extra info

  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan

Nutrition: Per serving

  • kcal187
  • fat0g
  • saturates0g
  • carbs9g
  • sugars8g
  • fibre0g
  • protein0g
  • salt0g
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Ingredients

  • 65ml bourbon
  • 10 mint leaves
  • 12½ ml 2:1 sugar syrup (see tip, below)
  • ice, cubes and crushed

For the garnish

  • a big mint sprig and a straw
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Method

  1. Shake the bourbon, mint leaves and sugar syrup with ice and strain into a highball glass or julep tin filled with crushed ice. Churn gently with a long-handled spoon and top with more crushed ice. Garnish and serve.

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