Julep Week: Meyer Lemon Julep
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A sweet and sour twist on the classic julep. Meyer Lemon Julep on SouthernFATTY.com.
Recipe type: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Serves: 1 drink
  • ¼ Meyer lemon
  • 1 ounce simple syrup or 1 tablespoon superfine sugar
  • 2-3 mint leaves
  • 3 ounces Kentucky bourbon
  • mint spring, to finish
  • Meyer lemon, to finish
  1. In bottom of chilled julep glass, add Meyer lemon quarter and sugar/syrup.
  2. Add mint leaves.
  3. Muddle lightly. Just bruise the mint, don't tear it up.
  4. Remove lemon from cup.
  5. Fill with crushed ice. Add bourbon.
  6. Lightly swirl and enjoy with a straw and mint sprig beside to smell the mint while drinking.
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Recipe by Southern FATTY at https://www.southernfatty.com/meyer-lemon-julep/