When New Orleans bartender Chris McMillian mixes mint juleps at Bar UnCommon, he recites an ode, written in the 1890s by a Kentucky newspaperman, that calls the cocktail "the zenith of man's pleasure…the very dream of drinks." More Classic CocktailsRecipe from Food & Wine Cocktails 2015

Jim Meehan

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Credit: © Wendell T. Webber

Recipe Summary

Yield:
makes 1 drink
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a chilled julep cup or fizz glass, muddle the mint leaves and Simple Syrup. Add the bourbon and crushed ice. Set a swizzle stick or bar spoon in the cup and spin between your hands to mix. Top with additional crushed ice and garnish with the mint sprigs.

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Notes

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