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Round Robin Bar • Washington, D.C. Bartender Jim Hewes has been serving this mint julep, a family recipe from 19th-century Kentucky senator Henry Clay, for 20 years. Plus: Ultimate Cocktail Guide

How to Make It

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In a highball glass, muddle the mint leaves with the sugar and 1/2 teaspoon of the bourbon. Add a handful of crushed ice and stir gently with a long-handled spoon. Fill the glass with crushed ice, add the remaining bourbon and top with the club soda. Garnish with the lemon twist, mint sprig and a sprinkling of powdered sugar.

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