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Mint Julep Recipe

mint juleps
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  • 8 ServingsServings


  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup fresh mint leaves
  • 4 Cups Kentucky Bourbon (Such as Maker’s Mark or Maker’s 46)
  • 8 mint sprigs for garnish
  • Crushed Ice


  1. Combine water, sugar and mint leaves in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat and swirl the pot until the sugar is dissolved. Allow syrup to cool, approximately 1 hour. Remove mint leaves. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  2. To serve, fill eight cups with crushed ice and pour 4 ounces of bourbon and 1/4 cup mint syrup in each. Garnish with mint sprigs
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