A Seven Jars Special Recipe

Frank and Velma both loved horse racing and any list of “Classic” cocktails in their book would not be complete without this thoroughbred! There are several secrets to the classic Mint Julep that you need to know: First, muddle the mint gently, don’t rip it to shreds. Second, cracked (or even shaved) ice is a must – cubes are a no-no. Finally, if you use sugar cubes, be sure to take the time to meld them thoroughly with the mint before adding the bourbon – you want the sugar fully dissolved!

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Mint Julep (Preamble Straight Bourbon Whiskey)
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  1. In this instance, the Bootlegger's version is a simple addition - fresh blueberries. Be sure to muddle the mint first with the sugar then add the blueberries. The idea is to squeeze the juice from the blueberries but not grind them to a pulp.

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