The Kentucky Derby is perhaps the most famous venue for this refreshing cocktail that combines fresh mint and traditional Kentucky bourbon.
- 1 tablespoons simple syrup
- 2 ounces bourbon
- Fresh mint leaves
- In a shaker, combine the simple syrup and bourbon.
- Fill a glass with ice, pour in the drink mixture from the shaker, and stir.
- Garnish the cocktail with the fresh mint leaves.