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Henry Clay Mint Julep

PREP TIME
5 mins
SERVINGS
1
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Henry Clay Mint Julep
Willard interContinental
PREP TIME
5 mins
SERVINGS
1
RATE THIS RECIPE
(12)

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces Maker’s Mark bourbon
  • Soda water
  • 8-10 mint leaves
  • Crushed ice
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • Lemon twist
  • Chef notes

    This is the classic mint julep cocktail -- perfect for the Kentucky Derby.

    Preparation

    Place mint leaves, sugar and a small measure of bourbon in a glass. Muddle with spoon. Half fill the glass with ice and gently agitate the mixture. Fill with remaining ice, add the rest of bourbon and top off with soda water. Garnish with fresh sprig of mint and a twist of lemon. Gently dust with sugar.