The Perfect Summer treat
The perfect summer treat… The Mint Julep is the perfect way to cool off and enjoy the beautiful L.A. weather this summer. Its perfect for almost any summer occasion, be it for a 4th of July party, a game of Golf, or just a nice sunny day at the beach. The Mint Julep originated in the south in the 1800′s and has since become an American classic.
Here’s how to make one…
Step 1: Put some mint leaves in the bottom of a mixing glass
Step 2: Pour in 1 oz. of Bourbon and a dash of Simple Syrup
Step 3: Crush the mint leaves with a wooden Muddler and mix the Bourbon and Simple Syrup
Step 4: Add another 3 oz. of Bourbon
Step 5: Pour the mixture into a cocktail mixer and shake it up
Step 6: Let the mixture stand for a minute or two
Step 7: Strain the mixture into a cocktail glass filled with ice
Step 8: Garnish with a Mint spring (optional)
Step 9: Enjoy!