Proof on Main's Mint Julep Recipe

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Proof on Main's Mint Julep Recipe
Proof On Main

Even though you may not be at the Kentucky Derby, you can still pretend to be by sipping the Louisville, KY restaurant Proof on Main's classic mint julep. A simple combination of mint, sugar, and bourbon, this drink is a refreshing option for warm weather days. 

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1
Servings
232
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup mint leaves, plus a sprig or two for garnish
  • 1 Ounce sugar syrup
  • 2 Ounces bourbon
  • Crushed ice to fill glass

Directions

In a rocks glass, lightly press on mint with a muddler or back of a spoon. Add the sugar syrup.

Pack the glass with crushed ice and pour the bourbon over the ice. Garnish with an extra mint sprig.

Mint Julep Shopping Tip

Buy your booze in bulk – transfer what you need into smaller bottles to stock your bar – you’ll save money and have enough leftover for your next party.

Mint Julep Cooking Tip

Add another layer of flavor to your cocktails by making your own simple syrup – combine equal parts sugar and water with whatever aromatics you like – fresh herbs, whole spices, citrus, or chile peppers – heat to dissolve sugar and strain before using.

Nutritional Facts

Carbs
24g
8%
Calcium
14mg
1%
Folate (food)
0.9µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
0.9µg
0.2%
Iron
0.2mg
1.2%
Magnesium
5mg
1%
Phosphorus
4mg
1%
Potassium
18mg
1%
Sodium
30mg
1%

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