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    Mint Juleps for lunch

    Finally perfected the mint julep. Will be taking a nap this afternoon.



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    Re: Mint Juleps for lunch

    Recipe??


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    Re: Mint Juleps for lunch

    I was on a mint julep kick for awhile, but with the advance planning required to properly concoct one, it wasn't long before I went back to beer and G&Ts. Still a good novelty drink though.



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    Re: Mint Juleps for lunch

    I took about 50 mint leaves and soaked them in Templeton Rye overnight. Made some simple syrup(1 cup sugar & 1 cup distilled water, boiled), and added mint leaves to it. Also let set overnight. In the morning, I mixed the two together. Let sit for about 2 hours. Get out the tin, put shaved ice in half the cup, add mixture with another oz. of T-Rye. Add more shaved ice on top, sprinkle with powdered sugar.


    Mmmmmmmm



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    Re: Mint Juleps for lunch

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneYoda View Post
    I took about 50 mint leaves and soaked them in Templeton Rye overnight. Made some simple syrup(1 cup sugar & 1 cup distilled water, boiled), and added mint leaves to it. Also let set overnight. In the morning, I mixed the two together. Let sit for about 2 hours. Get out the tin, put shaved ice in half the cup, add mixture with another oz. of T-Rye. Add more shaved ice on top, sprinkle with powdered sugar.


    Mmmmmmmm


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    Re: Mint Juleps for lunch

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneYoda View Post
    I took about 50 mint leaves and soaked them in Templeton Rye overnight. Made some simple syrup(1 cup sugar & 1 cup distilled water, boiled), and added mint leaves to it. Also let set overnight. In the morning, I mixed the two together. Let sit for about 2 hours. Get out the tin, put shaved ice in half the cup, add mixture with another oz. of T-Rye. Add more shaved ice on top, sprinkle with powdered sugar.


    Mmmmmmmm

    With that much work it better be good.



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    Re: Mint Juleps for lunch

    Quote Originally Posted by pyrocyz View Post
    With that much work it better be good.
    Definitely not something you whip up on the fly. Takes time to get good things right.



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    Re: Mint Juleps for lunch

    Practicing early for the Kentucky Derby?



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    Re: Mint Juleps for lunch

    Quote Originally Posted by 2020cy View Post
    Practicing early for the Kentucky Derby?
    Or is it Wimbledon or the Masters? I get my drinks mixed up.



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    Re: Mint Juleps for lunch

    Its the derby...got to add that kentucky bourbon



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    Re: Mint Juleps for lunch

    Quote Originally Posted by 2020cy View Post
    Practicing early for the Kentucky Derby?
    Practicing for the rest of August. Normally I'm a rum guy in the summer, whisky guy in the winter. But I have declared August "julep month."



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    Re: Mint Juleps for lunch

    Okay, so maybe I should have has some food with these things. Kinda loopyy.



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    Re: Mint Juleps for lunch

    Drinking during the day again? Is today your "once a month"?



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    Re: Mint Juleps for lunch

    Quote Originally Posted by CtownCyclone View Post
    Drinking during the day again? Is today your "once a month"?
    Today is "yippie! I got overcompensated" day. Next Monday is my official daytime drinkin' day.



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    Re: Mint Juleps for lunch

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneYoda View Post
    Today is "yippie! I got overcompensated" day. Next Monday is my official daytime drinkin' day.
    I wish I had those kinds of days!



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