CHARRED OAKS INN PREPARES FOR #KentuckyDerby WITH FAVORITE MINT JULEP RECIPE




CHARRED OAKS INN'S FAVORITE MINT JULEP RECIPE


INGREDIENTS

MINT SYRUP

2 cups sugar

2 cups water

2 cups loosely packed chopped fresh mint


EACH SERVING:

1/2 to 3/4 cup crushed ice

1/2 to 1 ounce bourbon

Mint sprig


Directions:

1. For syrup, combine the sugar, water and chopped mint in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook until sugar is dissolved, stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat; cool to room temperature.

2. Line a mesh strainer with a double layer of a coffee filter. Strain syrup; discard mint. Cover and refrigerate syrup for at least 2 hours or until chilled.

3. For each serving, place ice in a metal julep cup or glass. Pour 1/4 cup mint syrup and bourbon into the glass; stir until mixture is well chilled. Garnish with mint sprig.

4. ENJOY!


#Charred Oaks Inn is a Diamond member of #bnbfinder.com and a #SelectRegistry bed and breakfast situated in horse country minutes from many of the area's equine-related activities: horse farms like #Coolmore/Ashford Stud, #Lane's End, #Claiborne, #Taylor Made, #Godolphin at Jonabell, etc; #Keeneland; the #Kentucky Horse Park; #Old Friends Retirement Farm; and just about an hour from the twin spires of #Churchill Downs.


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