Strong, cool and smooth. This is a drink best enjoyed in front of the fire to unwind and let it help you mellow during the festive period. The secret is using a proper metal cup to ice up with pearls of crushed ice.
Serves 1Difficulty: EasyPrep time: 15 mins
Glass: Julep Tin
35ml Courvoisier VS
15ml Buffalo Trace Bourbon
25ml Cinnamon Syrup
7/8 Mint leaves
2 Dash Orange Bitters
Muddle the mint gently in the bottom of the tin with all your ingredients and then crushed ice slowly whilst mixing with a bar spoon.
Fill to the top with crushed ice making sure it has diluted well and top with two straws.
Place a mint sprig right in the middle, grate cinnamon on top and express an orange twist over the top and then discard.