Mint Julep – 1 Serving
1 teaspoon sugar – 1 teaspoon water – 5 or 6 Large fresh mint leaves – Crushed ice – 2 ounces of the best Kentucky bourbon – Fresh Mint Sprig
Put the sugar, water and mint leaves in the bottom of a glass. Mash with a spoon until the sugar is dissolved and the essence of mint is extracted. Fill the glass with ice. When frost forms on the outside, slowly pour in the bourbon, letting it trickle through the ice, then stir. Garnish with a sprig of mint. (very important for the fragrance influences the palate).
– Maggie Oster’s Book Recipes from an American Herb Garden.
Grows in full sun
4″ Round – 10 per flat