Sipping Saturday-Watermelon Mint Julep

For this weeks sipping Saturday I’m featuring a mint julep! Throw on a fancy hat, put on a Lilly dress and enjoy this refreshing drink out of a fun straw. This is one of my favorite drinks during the summer because there is no way you can feel anything but fabulous while you sip on this cocktail. When I saw watermelon on sale I knew it needed to go in the drink this year. Here is a fun twist on a classic!
Watermelon mint julep
1.5 ounces of bourbon
4 sprigs of mint
1.5 teaspoons of sugar
6 ounces watermelon juice
Ice cubes
Place mint leaves and powdered sugar at the bottom of a cold highball glass
Using a muddling tool muddle the mint and sugar, turning the cup periodically
Pour in the bourbon and stir once
Add a few ice cubes
Pour in water melon juice
Add a mint sprig garnish

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