Monday, September 3, 2012

Labor Day Libations The 8 Rum® Mint Julep

2 parts Bacardi® 8 Year Old Rum
6 parts Mint Leaves (washed thoroughly)
2/5 part Sugar Syrup
2 dashed Peach Bitters (found at most liquor stores & supermarkets)
Cubed Ice
A few Sprigs of Mint to garnish

Gently muddle the mint, sugar syrup and peach bitters in the base of a mixing glass, then pour the rum in and add ice to the top.
Stir the mixture until combined completely.
Fill a chilled High Ball glass with crushed ice, then pour the liquid from the mixing glass using a julep strainer, stir and add more ice.
Garnish with another sprig of Mint and enjoy with some delicious BBQ.

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