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Perfect Mint Julep

Posted by: Ernest T on 08/11/01 19:55:29 MD

You need;
2 coin silver pint mugs, chilled
several sprigs of fresh mint
8 oz. crushed ice
2 tsps. granulated sugar
1/2 pint 12 yr. old bourbon

In one mug place the mint after gently shredding by
hand, being careful not to bruise the mint.
Add the sugar, and 2 ozs. ice.
Mix with a wooden spoon.
Add the rest of the ice.
Throw this mixture away.
Drink the bourbon.
(With apologies to the late Henry Watterson)

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