The Mint Julep
The Mint Julep is a drink that requires special presentation....This drink brings forth the ideal image of genteel gatherings sprinkled with that slow soothing southern drawl.. Just thinking about The Kentucky Derby makes one long for a sip from a silver julep cup. Easy to make, the Mint Julep will boost your host or hostess status in the eyes of your guests....
4 Mint sprigs
1 ts Powdered Sugar
2 ts -Water
2 1/2 oz Bourbon Whiskey
Into a sliver mug or a 12 oz. Tom Collins glass put: the mint,
powdered sugar, and water. Fill the glass with shaved ice, add the
whiskey and stir gently until glass is frosted. Decorate with slice
of orange, lemon, pineapple and a cherry. Insert 5 or 6 sprigs of
mint on top. Serve with straws.
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