What you need:
- 3 Fresh Mint Leaves
- 1 Tablespoon Mint Simple Syrup
- Make 24 hours before: boil 1 cup water and 1 cup sugar, stirring until sugar is dissolved, about 5 mins. Remove from heat and add about 12 mint sprigs. Let cool and place in a container over night in the refrigerator for 24 hours.
- Crushed Ice
- 1 ounce of your favorite bourbon
- 1 mint sprig for garnish
- Powder sugar (optional)
Place mint leaves and simple mint syrup in a glass. With the pack of a spoon gently press the leaves in to the glass. Pack the glass tightly with crushed ice. Pour the bourbon over ice. Insert a straw and place the mint sprig next to it. Dust with powder sugar.