An Elderflower Mint Julep

Today, I’d like to share my version of the popular Mint Julep cocktail.  The Mint Julep is a cocktail usually made with a bourbon base, sugar, water, and mint leaves.  It’s a popular summer drink and is the official drink of the Kentucky Derby – a famous American horse race that takes place in Kentucky on the first Saturday in May (tomorrow!).  I randomly created this version of the cocktail when I didn’t have any sugar or simple syrup (sugar water) handy.

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