“Day at the Races” Beer Julep Serves 1 ½ ounce Simple Syrup (recipe below) 7 mint leaves, plus sprig for garnish 1 ounce rye whiskey ¼ ounce fresh lime juice 2 ounces IPA Angostura bitters
Lightly muddle mint leaves and Simple Syrup in a mixing glass. Stir in whiskey, lime juice, and IPA. Fill a rocks glass with crushed ice and pour the mixture over. Add more crushed ice to make a mound. Add a couple dashes of bitters and garnish with the mint sprig.
Simple Syrup Makes 1 1/2 cups 1 cup sugar 1 cup water
Combine sugar and water in a jar. Cover and shake until sugar is dissolved.
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