Sweet Tea Julep
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Sweet Tea Mint Julep - Perfect for Derby weekend party!
Recipe type: Drinks
Cuisine: Southern
Serves: 1
  • 3 oz Kentucky bourbon
  • 8-10 mint leaves
  • ¼ lemon, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 cup sweet tea
  • crushed ice
  • extra mint leaves for garnish
  1. Combine bourbon, mint, sugar and lemon slices in glass.
  2. Press the ingredients together gently (you don't need to smash the leaves completely-- just break the seals of the stem veins) with a wooden spoon/muddler.
  3. Add tea and crushed ice. Stir well.
  4. Typically served in a stainless glass with a holdable rim to chill glass and drink completely.
  5. Enjoy! Let us know what you think on SouthernFATTY.com!
Recipe by Southern FATTY at https://www.southernfatty.com/sweet-tea-julep/