The Mint Julep
1 slice mandarin orange
1 sugar cube
Squeeze of fresh mandarin orange juice
6 mint leaves
2 ounces bourbon
Mandarin orange slices (for garnish)
Mint leaves (for garnish)
1. In a tall glass, add a slice of mandarin orange, 1 sugar cube, a squeeze of mandarin orange juice and the mint leaves. Muddle to extract the flavors.
2. Add the bourbon.
3. Strain into a small glass over crushed ice.
4. Garnish with mint leaves and mandarin orange slices.