Southern Style Mint Julep
Courtesy of Jim Hewes, Round Robin Bar, Washington, D.C.
|Ingredients:||2 oz. Maker's Mark Bourbon
1 tsp. sugar
8-10 red-stem mint leaves
Freshly cracked ice
|Directions:||Muddle mint leaves, a small measure of bourbon and sugar in a tall glass tumbler, add small amount of cracked ice and stir, refill with remaining ice. Top with rest of the bourbon and branch water and re-stir. Garnish with fresh mint and a zest of lemon, dust with sugar.|