Traditional drink of the southern United States, the Mint Julep is also the iconic cocktail of the Kentucky Derby, the famous dish of horse race that takes place in May in Louisville, Kentucky. It was in 1938 that becomes the event 's signature cocktail while we served in a souvenir glass for $ ... $ 0.75. Today, no one consumes fewer Mint Juleps 100,000 throughout the event.
- 45 ml (1 1/2 oz) American whiskey - 6 to 8 mint leaves - 1 c . of sugar - crushed ice - 1 sprig of fresh mint How to mix the Mint Julep :
Place the mint leaves and granulated sugar in an old-fashioned glass. Crush with a pestle. Add crushed ice. Pour the American whiskey. Stir with a mixing spoon until the glass is frosted. Garnish with a sprig of fresh mint. You may also like : Bourbon Recipes Whiskey Recipes