Gin Mint Julep
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The classic mint julep Kentucky Derby favorite takes a bit of a gin twist. From Southern Fatty.
Recipe type: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Serves: 1 cocktail
  • 8 mint leaves
  • 1 ounce simple syrup
  • 2½ ounces gin
  • crushed ice (has to be crushed!)
  • lime, to finish
  1. Place mint leaves and simple syrup into bottom of cup.
  2. Lightly muddle to release the mint oil.
  3. FILL glass completely with crushed ice.
  4. Pour gin over ice.
  5. Add more crushed ice to top off.
  6. Finish with lime wedge.
  7. Lightly swirl and enjoy.
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