Place mint leaves into pewter cup, then pour .5 oz simple syrup
Muddle well to dissolve the sugar and release the mint's oil and aromas
Add 2.5 oz Jim Beam Single Barrel Bourbon
Fill with crushed ice and stir well
Garnish with the mint sprig
Derby Wine Cocktail
For a light and refreshing twist on the traditional Mint Julep, muddle mint in the bottom of glass or pitcher, fill the container halfway with ice, and then add one part 14 Hands Hot to Trot White Blend and one part ginger ale. Garnish with a mint sprig and enjoy!