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Mint Julep Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Doughty Varnedoe
Added: Friday, November 11, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups bottled spring water
3/4 cup sugar
3 cups loosely packed fresh mint leaves
2 cups bourbon

Directions:
Directions:
Bring first 3 ingredients to a boil in a large saucepan, stirring until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat. Cover sugar mixture, and steep 30 minutes. Pour mixture through a wire-mesh strainer into a pitcher, discarding mint leaves. Cool. Stir in bourbon. Serve over crushed ice.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4 cups
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
35 min.

 

 

 

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