On this week’s Drink Spirits Happy Hour (on KPAM Talk Radio), we take a look at the iconic Mint Julep, the official drink of the Kentucky Derby.
LISTEN TO THE PODCAST HERE: The Perfect Mint Julep
Key links from the show:
Best Rye Whiskey Reviews
Maker’s 46 Review
Here’s the recipe for The Perfect Mint Julep
1 oz of simple syrup or 2 teaspoons of superfine sugar
2 sprigs of mint
2 1/2 oz of bourbon
Gently bruise one sprig of mint in the bottom of a julep glass or highball with simple syrup. Add half the bourbon and fill with crush iced. Swirl with a bar spoon until the outside of the glass frosts. Add more ice and the remaining bourbon. Stir again to frost the glass and garnish with a sprig of mint.
Next week’s show will take a look at the Classic Daiquiri . You can listen live to that episode on KPAM.com on Friday 5/11 at 4:15 pm PDT.