A true southern tradition. So smooth and mellow. Wonderful for a hot summer's day, swinging slowly on a porch swing ; )
- Place mint in blender; add water and sugar.
- Blend until leaves disappear, add ice and bourbon; blend a few seconds.
- Pour into frosted glass or julep cup which has been filled with finely chopped ice.
- Stir and decorate with a sprig of mint.
- Serves 1.
- Note: Serve with a short straw that is no taller than the mint, so one enjoys the aroma as well as the taste.