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Proof on Main's Mint Julep Recipe

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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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.

Nutritional Facts
Servings1
Calories Per Serving232
Carbs24g8%
Calcium14mg1%
Folate (food)0.9µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)0.9µg0.2%
Iron0.2mg1.2%
Magnesium5mg1%
Phosphorus4mg1%
Potassium18mg1%
Sodium30mg1%