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Strawberry Mint Julep Cocktail

Traeger Kitchen


Strawberry Mint Julep Cocktail

Prep Time

5

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Cook Time

0

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Serves

4 - 6

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What's this?

Get a taste of the Derby with a Traeger-twist on the famous cocktail. Fresh strawberries and mint are muddled with bourbon and Traeger Smoked Simple Syrup for a cocktail that takes you right to Churchill Downs.

Ingredients

  • 2 Ounce Traeger Smoked Simple Syrup

  • 16 Large strawberries, stemmed

  • 1/4 Cup fresh mint leaves

  • 12 Ounce bourbon

  • 2 Large strawberries, sliced lengthwise into 6 slices, for garnish

  • 6 Sprig fresh mint, for garnish

Steps

  • 1

    Place Traeger Smoked Simple Syrup, whole strawberries, mint and bourbon into a medium-sized pitcher.
  • 2

    Muddle until strawberries and mint are broken up.
  • 3

    Divide mixture evenly into glasses. Fill with crushed ice, overflowing over the top of glass.
  • 4

    Place a straw in each glass and garnish with a strawberry slice. Enjoy!