Mint Julep

A standard refreshment at the Kentucky Derby, this bourbon-based cocktail includes a lively hint of mint.

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Makes:
1 servings
Start to Finish:
10 mins
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Mint Julep

Ingredients
1
teaspoon sugar
1
fresh mint leaves
2
ounces bourbon
 
Crushed ice

Directions

  1. In a cocktail shaker combine sugar and mint leaves; crush mint with the back of a spoon. Add bourbon and ice cubes; cover and shake until sugar is dissolved and drink is very cold. Fill an 8-ounce glass with crushed ice. Strain liquid into glass. Garnish with mint sprigs. Makes 1 serving.

Nutrition Facts

(Mint Julep)
    Per serving:
  • 147 kcal cal.,
  • 0 g fat
  • (0 g sat. fat,
  • 0 mg chol.,
  • 3 mg sodium,
  • 4 g carb.,
  • 0 g fiber,
  • 0 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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