Bartender Essentials: Mint Julep


The traditional Derby Day cocktail (Mint julep), and a southern ritual crafted from bourbon, simple syrup and mint.


2 oz. Woodford Reserve
1/2 oz. Simple Syrup
3 Fresh Mint Leaves
Crushed Ice


Express the essential oils in the mint and rub them inside the glass. To the same glass, add simple syrup, bourbon, and crushed ice. Stir. Garnish with more ice and fresh mint.

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