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  1. #11
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    Re: anyone have a "drinkable" mint julep?

    Quote Originally Posted by Old Dusty View Post
    You said "drinkable" so here you go:

    In a rocks glass,
    Pour 2oz. barrel proof bourbon of your choice
    Over 1 large ice cube or sphere
    Vigorously wave a fresh mint sprig near the glass
    Throw a pinch of raw sugar over your shoulder
    Enjoy!
    Should you spank the mint before waving?
    "On a long enough timeline, the survival rate for everyone drops to zero"
    T. Durden

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    Re: anyone have a "drinkable" mint julep?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tony View Post
    Meant to add- always enjoy watching this -

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gJV-O1e10z8
    Wow; a cocktail bard! Who knew?

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    Re: anyone have a "drinkable" mint julep?

    Quote Originally Posted by Restaurant man View Post
    Should you spank the mint before waving?
    That's what the pros do.
    They say some of my stars drink whiskey, but I have found that ones who drink milkshakes don't win many ball games-Casey Stengel

  4. #14
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    Re: anyone have a "drinkable" mint julep?

    This one I made 3 years ago that I try to repeat at least every year never fails. In all fairness though I have to give props to Chris McMillian..

    Visit the search for glory in the bottle: http://imbibehour.blogspot.com/
    My video reviews http://www.youtube.com/view_play_lis...16DDF465CBC112

  5. #15
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    Re: anyone have a "drinkable" mint julep?

    Well, my mother gave me a few sprigs of mint from her flower bed. I took 'em home and replanted them.
    i go out and smell them right before sipping a neat glass of bourbon...
    "You Can't Buy Happiness, but you can buy Whiskey!"

  6. #16
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    Re: anyone have a "drinkable" mint julep?

    Quote Originally Posted by Restaurant man View Post
    Should you spank the mint before waving?
    Is that a euphemism?

 

 

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