1 cup water
2 cups sugar
Place in a pan and heat until a simple syrup forms and all sugar crystals are dissolved. While still hot and cooling, add three, bruised, three inch pieces of mint. This will lightly flavor the syrup.
To: 1 cup of Kentucky Sour Mash Bourbon
Add: ½ cup simple syrup
Add mint leaves to garnish.
A silver, fresh from the freezer, Mint Julep cup is traditional. A mason jar works just as well. Tally Ho!
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