Southern mint julep

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Southern mint julep
 
Courtesy of
Alice Brantley Yeager
 
 



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Ingredients

4 sprigs fresh peppermint
1 tsp. sugar
cracked ice
1 1/2 jigger bourbon whiskey

Method

Crush mint leaves and sugar together in a 12-oz. glass. Fill with cracked ice and add the whiskey. Stir until glass is frosted. Garnish with a sprig of mint. This is the basic Mint Julep enjoyed by the old plantation owners.








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