Emeril's Mint Julep

  • Total: 5 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Yield: 1 drink
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Ingredients

6 to 8 fresh mint sprigs

1 tablespoon simple syrup

Crushed ice

2 1/2 ounces bourbon

Fresh mint sprigs

Directions

  1. In a tall glass, add the mint and simple syrup. With the handle of a spoon, crush and mash the leaves to extract the flavors. Fill the glass with the crushed ice and pour in the bourbon. Using a tea spoon, jiggle the contents to mix and chill. Garnish with fresh mint sprigs.