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Honeysuckle Mint Juleps


mint simple syrup

  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • About 10 mint leaves

for each mint julep

  • a couple mint leaves rinsed
  • 2 ounces of Tennessee Honey Whiskey
  • 1-2 ounces of mint simple syrup
  • Sprigs of mint and rinsed honeysuckle for garnish


mint simple syrup

  • Combine all ingredients in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Stir slowly until sugar has dissolved and the mixture has come to a low simmer. Let the mixture cook for about 5 minutes, stirring often. Remove from eat and let the syrup cool completely.

for each mint julep

  • Add a couple of mint leaves to the bottom of a mint julep cup. Fill the cup with ice and add two ounces of bourbon. Add one ounce of simple syrup, and add more to taste. Garnish with a sprig of mint and clean honeysuckle blossoms.


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