How to make a mint julep

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You don't have to be at the Kentucky Derby to enjoy this refreshing, elegant cocktail. Watch as cocktail expert Robert Hess shows us how to make a Southern classic - the Mint Julep.

How to make a mint julep RECIPE

Leaves from 4-5 mint sprigs
1/2 oz simple syrup
2 1/2 oz Bourbon

INSTRUCTIONS

In a mint julep cup or heavy bottom glass, gently muddle mint and simple syrup.
Add crushed ice and Bourbon, stir.
Top with ice and a sprig of mint.
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  • Robert Hess

    Robert Hess Author & Mixologist Robert Hess is a co-founder of the Museum of the American Cocktail in Las Vegas, and the author of The Essential Bartender’s Guide: How to Make Truly Great Cocktails. more about this expert »

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