There are as many variations of the mint julep as there are thoroughbreds that have run in the Kentucky Derby, which is when this sweet concoction is traditionally served. It's often stirred with ice in a silver cup; this version calls for shaking with a slice of lemon for a frothy, refreshing drink.
25fresh spearmint or apple mint leaves
3/4 cupgranulated sugar
3 1/2 quartscrushed ice
3 1/2 cupsbourbon (such as Maker's Mark or Knob Creek)
14thin slices lemon
14sprigs spearmint or apple mint
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