Celebrate Mint Julep Day May 30 by crafting this famous cocktail. Mint leaves are muddled with simple syrup to release the mint’s oils. Then add bourbon and crushed ice in a julep cup, and you’ll be ready for the "Run for the Roses!"
- Put mint leaves in bottom of julep cup.
- Add simple syrup and gently press.
- Add bourbon and fill cup halfway with crushed ice; lightly stir.
- Add more crushed ice to fill cup; lightly stir again.
- Garnish with mint sprig.