Crushed ice, and plenty of it, is key to the julep and other smashes. It's what, in pre-freezer days, made this cocktail style seem so very indulgent.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
total:
5 mins
Servings:
1
Yield:
1 drink
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Ingredients

1
Original recipe yields 1 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • In a silver julep cup or old-fashioned glass, muddle peach, mint, and sugar until peach is well smashed and sugar is dissolved. Add rye whiskey, bitters, and 1 cup crushed ice. Stir until well chilled. Mound glass with remaining 1/2 cup ice. Garnish with additional mint and a peach slice.

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Nutrition Facts

153 calories; protein 0.4g; carbohydrates 11.3g; fat 0.1g; sodium 4.7mg. Full Nutrition
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