How to Make A Mint Julep

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With the Kentucky Derby just around the corner Chef Mark gives the simple steps to making the traditional Derby drink: Mint Julep.

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MINT JULEP RECIPE: http://learntocook.com/drinks/how-to-make-a-mint-julep/

Ingredients:
ΒΌ oz sugar syrup (one part raw sugar, one part water, heated together until dissolved, then cooled) or store bought.
8 Mint leaves
2 oz Bourbon of choice
Garnish: mint sprig

Method:
1. In a Julep cup or rocks glass, lightly muddle the mint and syrup. Add the bourbon and pack tightly with crushed ice. Stir until the cup is frosted on the outside.
2. Top with more crushed ice to form an ice dome and garnish with a few drops of bitters, if desired, and a mint sprig.

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