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Mint Julep

10 mint leaves, plus a sprig for garnish

1 1/2 teaspoons superfine sugar

Seltzer water

Crushed ice

2 1/2 ounces Oak & Eden Bourbon

 

Serving Size: One (not always the loneliest number)

Preparation: Square Old Fashioned Glass with Crushed Ice

Directions: Place the mint leaves in the bottom of an old-fashioned glass and top with the sugar. Muddle these together until the leaves begin to break down. Add a splash of seltzer water, fill the glass 3/4 full with crushed ice, and add the bourbon. Top with another splash of seltzer, stir, and garnish with a sprig of mint. Serve immediately.

 

Inspired Twist 

Replace Seltzer with 1 cup of your favorite Tea and serve in a Highball Glass with ice for a refreshing Sweet Tea Julep guaranteed to delight your senses.