Mint Julep

sweet cocktail recipe

mint julep orange juice cocktail

Serves 4

1/2 Cups Water

2 TBSP Maple Syrup

1 Handful Fresh Mint (for steeping)

20 Fresh Mint Leaves (for tearing and swirling in drink)

1/4 Cups Fresh Lemon Juice

1 Cup Bourbon

6 Large Peels of Orange

In a medium sauce pan, heat water till it comes to a simmer.

Remove from heat and dissolve the maple syrup.

Add mint leaves and steep for 5 min.

Strain.

In a small pitcher mix lemon juice, bourbon, and a slice of orange for garnish.

Add mint simple syrup.

In each cup place crushed ice, a few torn mint leaves and a twist of orange peel. Pour over ice.

Bottoms Up. Shimmy Down. Stay Hip. 

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