Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown
Show: Good Eats
Episode: Raising The Bar
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Mint Julep
Total:
5 min
Prep:
5 min
Yield:
1 cocktail
Level:
Easy
Total:
5 min
Prep:
5 min
Yield:
1 cocktail
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 10 mint leaves, plus a sprig for garnish
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons superfine sugar
  • Seltzer water
  • Crushed ice
  • 2 1/2 ounces Kentucky bourbon whiskey

Directions

Place the mint leaves in the bottom of an old-fashioned glass and top with the sugar. Muddle these together until the leaves begin to break down. Add a splash of seltzer water, fill the glass 3/4 full with crushed ice, and add the bourbon. Top with another splash of seltzer, stir, and garnish with a sprig of mint. Serve immediately.

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