Serves 1. Recipe is from Maker’s Mark Bourbon.
2 bar spoons simple syrup
8 fresh mint leaves
2 parts Maker’s Mark Bourbon, divided
1. Gently muddle simple syrup and mint in a julep cup, then half fill the cup with crushed ice, add 1 part Maker’s Mark and stir.
2. Fill julep cup with crushed ice, add remaining Maker’s Mark, stir, then finish with crushed ice.
3. Garnish with a large, aromatic mint sprig and two straws sitting just above the mint.