Very Junipery Julep

That most American of classic drink recipes, the Mint Julep is famous for being served at horse races, and, given its provenance, traditionally features bourbon. But when you swap the bourbon out for gin, you're left with a clean and fresh cocktail that's appropriate for the whole summer.
Taste Refreshing
  • 2 Parts Sipsmith® V.J.O.P. Gin

  • 1 part simple syrup (or syrup made from equal parts mint tea and sugar)

  • 3-4 mint sprigs

  • This one's best if you use the traditional glassware; a chilled pewter cup

  • Remove your cup from the freezer and gently muddle in mint with simple syrup

  • Fill the cup with crushed ice

  • Add the gin and stir with a bar spoon to combine

  • Garnish with a mint sprig

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