Peach and Mint Julep

Peach and mint julep

  • serves 1
  • Easy

A mint julep is the perfect thing to sip as summer starts to heat up. Make a batch of minted bourbon and keep in the fridge for instant cocktails, and remember to jazz this recipe up with fresh peach

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Ingredients

  • peach 1/2, sliced
  • Angostura bitters 3, dashes
  • mint-infused bourbon 60ml

Mint-infused bourbon

  • bourbon 1, bottle
  • sugar syrup 250ml
  • mint a bunch, plus more to serve

Method

  • Step 1

    To make the mint-infused bourbon, pour 300ml out of the bourbon bottle (keep this in another bottle and enjoy whenever), then top the bottle up with the sugar syrup and stuff as much mint as you can into the bottle. Leave in a warm place for a few hours but preferably overnight.

  • Step 2

    To make the cocktail, put the peach in the bottom of a glass, add the bitters and muddle. Add the minted bourbon, fill the glass with crushed ice and churn.

  • Step 3

    Top with more crushed ice and garnish with a sprig of mint.

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