6 Ways To Make Your Own Delicious Mint Juleps

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4) Blood Orange Mint Julep (4 of 6)

Blood Orange Mint Julep

4) Blood Orange Mint Julep (4 of 6)

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • zest of blood orange
  • 8 ounces bourbon
  • Blood orange bitters
  • Handful fresh mint
  • 1 Blood orange cut into slices
  • Ice

Preparation

In a saucepan, add sugar, water, and orange zest. Bring to a slight simmer, consistently stirring until the sugar has dissolved. Remove from heat and let it cool.

Muddle mint and orange slices in the bottom of two glasses. Add ice, bourbon, bitters, and simple syrup. Stir to combine and serve.