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Mint Julep Martini


  • 24 to 32 fresh mint leaves
  • 4 tablespoons simple syrup
  • Crushed ice
  • 8 ounces Belvedere Vodka
  • 4 sprigs of mint for garnish
  • 4 martini glasses, cold


  • For one drink: Put 6 to 8 mint leaves, 1 tablespoon simple syrup and crushed ice in the bottom of a tall glass. With the handle of a wooden spoon, crush and mash the leaves to extract the flavor. Add two ounces vodka and shake several times. Strain into a chilled martini glass and garnish with a small mint sprig.
  • Yields: 1 drink