- 2 shots – 60 ml Bourbon or American Rye Whiskey
- ½ shot – 15 ml sugar syrup (1:1)
- 10 mint leaves
- sprigs of mint, for garnish
- crushed ice
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The Mint Julep will take you to the American South which is where it originated! Even though it is a simple drink to make, it will only come out perfect if you use fresh mint and good quality American whiskey. Using crushed or shaved ice will not only give it a nicer appearance but it will also water it down quicker, which is something you want for this particular drink.
For the sugar syrup:
For the mint julep:
If you use a Mint Julep Cup, your cocktail will not only have a more authentic appearance but it will also keep it nice and frosty due to the material it is made out of!
Nutrition information per portion
Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.
Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.
Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.
The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.
Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.
It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.
They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.
A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily
*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.
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