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aged-rum-mint-julep

Aged Rum Mint Julep

Amy Traynor
A twist on the classic bourbon Mint Julep, this cocktail is made with aged rum, demerara simple syrup, fresh mint, and orange bitters.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Course Drinks
Servings 1 cocktail

Ingredients
  

  • 2 oz aged rum I used Santa Teresa 1796
  • 1/4 oz demerara simple syrup
  • 2 dashes orange bitters
  • 10 fresh mint leaves

Instructions
 

  • In a Julep cup, gently muddle the mint leaves, syrup, and bitters.
  • Add the rum and fill the cup with crushed ice. Stir until chilled (the cup will frost over).
  • Top with more crushed ice and garnish with a sprig of fresh mint (and an edible flower, if desired). Serve with a straw.
Keyword demerara syrup, mint, orange bitters, rum,
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