Classic Mint Julep

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April 13, 2016

The quintessential Southern classic: perfect at Derby time and year-round, too. No need to muddle fresh mint for genuine spearmint flavor. Use those fresh mint leaves as a garnish instead!

Ingredients

2 parts bourbon

1 part Spearmint Keep It Simple Syrup®

Crushed ice

Fresh mint leaves

Directions

1Pour bourbon into a glass (pewter mug is traditional)

2Add Spearmint KISS to taste.

3Stir gently.

4Add crushed ice.

5Garnish with a sprig of mint.

6Sip slowly.

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