The Perfect Mint Julep For Derby Day
Just in case you may have forgotten, the Kentucky Derby is this Saturday. For many of us that means PARTIES!! Two things you need to have if you are hosting a Derby party..the perfect hat (check, mine is fabulous) and the perfect Mint Julep for your party.
This recipe comes from the Bulleit Bourbon distillery.
You will need: 1.3 oz Bulleit Bourbon (or eyeball it)
1 1/2 teaspoons sugar
fresh mint leaves
HOW TO MAKE YOUR MINT JULEP
mix mint leaves, sugar and splash of water in a rocks glass or julep cup
then add Bourbon and fill glass with crushed ice and stir
Garnish with fresh mint
then, kick back wearing your fabulous hat sip your delicious drink and (hopfully) watch your horse come in first.
Happy Derby Day (....seriously don't forget the hat, very important)