[FHCx151] National Mint Julep Day

Happy Memorial Day!

IT’S NATIONAL MINT JULEP DAY!

Mint Julep was one of those alcoholic beverages that we knew very little about. Hey! I see you there, judging us! Stop thinking that we’re party-poopers just because we aren’t alcoholics!

AK figured that it was basically lemonade but mint instead of lemon.¬†SP thought it involved gin of some sort and that old, rich people in the South drank it. They’re kind of right. Basically, it’s a mojito with bourbon¬†instead of rum. Hooray, Kentucky. We used Wikipedia’s Recipe.

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Powdered sugar, spearmint, water, and bourbon

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1 tsp of sugar, 2 tsp water, and four mint leaves.

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Muddling.

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Crushed ice!

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Add 4 tbsp of bourbon and stir.

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Garnish with a mint leaf!

Big surprise: it wasn’t our favorite. We’re sure you bourbon-lovers out there would really enjoy it, though!

Tomorrow is National Macaroon Day. Macaron? Macaroon?

-SPAK

 

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