Mint Juleps


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Mint Juleps
Mint Juleps
Ingredients
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup sugar
2 large fresh mint sprigs (3 inches long)
2½ cups bourbon
Small fresh mint sprigs
Directions

Prep time: 10 minutes Stand time: Several hours or overnight Serves: 10

1. Bring water and sugar to a boil in a medium saucepan; reduce heat and simmer until sugar has dissolved.
2. Squeeze large mint sprigs with your fingers to release the oils; place in saucepan.
3. Remove from heat and let steep for several hours or overnight; remove mint sprigs. For each serving, place 1 tbsp. mint syrup over ice in a glass.
4. Add 1/4 cup bourbon and stir rapidly with a spoon until glass is frosty. Garnish with small mint sprigs.
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