Mariposa Farms Fresh Mint
the older, the better
silver julep cups
Make a simple syrup by boiling the water and sugar for 5 minutes. Cool and add 1 package mint sprigs. Store covered in refrigerator overnight.
Fill a julep cup with ice. Add 1 tbsp of mint syrup and 2 ounces of Bourbon. Stir rapidly with a spoon to frost the outside of the cup. Garnish with a sprig of fresh mint.