The official drink of the Kentucky Derby is worth ordering even when you're not at Churchill Downs.
- 2 oz bourbon
- 8-10 mint leaves
- .25 oz simple syrup
Muddle the mint leaves and simple syrup in a mint julep cup. Add bourbon and fill with with crushed ice. Stir until the cup is frosted. Fill with more crushed ice. Serve with a straw and a mint sprig garnish.