Mint Julep the way they make it in Kentucky, with Early Times® Kentucky Whisky. The Best Times are Enjoyed Responsibly.
INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):
- 2 fluid ounces Early Times® Kentucky Whisky
- 1 tablespoon simple syrup
- Mint sprigs
- Crushed ice
- Simple Syrup:
- 1 cup water
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 bunch fresh mint sprigs
Crush a few mint leaves in the bottom of an 8-oz. glass, then fill with crushed ice. Add one tablespoon of simple syrup and one tablespoon of water. Add 2 ounces of Early Times. Stir gently until glass frosts. Garnish with a fresh mint sprig, sip and enjoy.
Simple syrup directions: Combine sugar and water. Boil for 5 minutes without stirring. Pour mix over a handful of mint leaves, and gently crush the mint with a spoon. Refrigerate overnight in a closed jar. Remove mint leaves, but continue to refrigerate. Stays fresh for several weeks.
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