April Cocktail You Can Concoct at Home: Maker's Mark Mint Julep

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The Cocktail: Maker's Mark Mint Julep

The Reason: The most legendary cocktail in horse racing. Watch the Road to the Kentucky Derby races and get ready for the run for the roses with a classic mint julep. After all, it's #mintjulepmonth!

The Ingredients:

  • 2 parts Maker’s Mark Bourbon
  • 1/2 part simple syrup
  • Fresh mint leaves

How to Make It:

  • Add all ingredients to a julep cup
  • Gently muddle mint to express the oils
  • Add crushed ice
  • Garnish with a mint sprig

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