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This cocktail is as much a part of Southern culture as hospitality. With pronounced sugar and mint notes, the Mint Julep goes exceedingly well with long summer days, horses, pretty hats and good company.
- 2 ounces Maker’s Mark® Bourbon
- 1/2 ounce simple syrup
- Fresh mint leaves
- Add all ingredients to a julep cup.
- Gently muddle mint to express the oils.
- Add crushed ice.
- Garnish with a mint sprig.