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Frozen Mint Julep Cocktail Recipe

This is the perfect Southern way to celebrate and cool off this summer.

Ingredients:

3 oz. Makers Mark, Heaven Hill or Knob Creek bourbon whiskey
1-1/2 tsp. simple syrup
1-1/4 oz. fresh lemon juice
8 fresh mint leaves
3/4 cup crushed ice
1 sprig of mint for garnish

Preparation:

Place mint leaves, bourbon, simple syrup and lemon juice at the bottm of a glass. Muddle (mash) the mint with the liquids until blended together. Pour this mixture into the blender. Add 3/4 cup of crushed ice and blend until slushy.

Pour into a chilled, large old-fashioned glass or large goblet.

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