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Thirsty Thursday : Strawberry Mint Julep

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Everyone knows the mint julep is a go to date drink. Bring some zest to the table with a Strawberry Mint Julep infusion.
Crush.com on July 17, 2014 - 10:10 pm in First Date

The Strawberry Mint Julip

 Base Spirit :  Bourbon

Taste

Instructions:

  1. In a rocks glass, muddle mint with a little drizzle of honey (original recipe called for 1 teaspoon superfine sugar).
  2. Pour in the bourbon, fill the glass with ice (preferably crushed ice) and stir until the glass starts to sweat. Add a splash or two of water, if desired, and stir again. Garnish with additional mint leaves and/or the mid-section of a strawberry (as shown in photos).

 Already tried adding a little strawberry to your mint julep;  how about peach?

The Mint Julip is one of the enjoyable and refreshing drinks to have on your summer date nights.

Stand out on a date or which entertaining friends and try it with a twist by adding a little strawberry goodness to the traditional drink.

Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 7 fresh mint leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon honey (to taste)
  • 2 1/2 ounces strawberry-infused bourbon (see recipe above)
  • 1 strawberry, for garnish (optional)
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