Simple and spirit forward, this drink is served during the the Kentucky Derby in the beginning of May each year. I also like to enjoy it during other occasions...
MINT JULEP COCKTAIL RECIPE

INGREDIENTS:

- 2 oz / 60 ml bourbon
- 0.25 oz / 7 ml simple syrup
- 8 mint leaves
- Bitters (optional)
- 1 mint sprig

METHOD:

In a julep cup muddle the mint with the simple syrup. Add the bourbon and some crushed ice and stir until the cup is frosted on the outside. Top up with more crushed ice and garnish with a dash of bitters and a mint sprig. 

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