Sparkling Peach Mint Julep

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Sparkling Peach Mint Julep

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Sparkling Peach Mint Julep is a refreshingly cool summer cocktail with a light, fruity taste. Mint and bourbon are joined by peach schnapps and prosecco to put this drink in a class by itself.

Ingredients:

4-6 mint leaves1 teaspoon powdered sugar2 teaspoons water1 small squirt of fresh lime1-1/2 oz peach schnapps3/4 oz bourbon whiskeyProsecco

Directions:

  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle the mint leaves with the sugar and water until you can really smell the mint. Squeeze in a bit of lime juice.
  2. Add the schnapps and bourbon whiskey along with some crushed ice and shake it up.
  3. Prepare an old-fashioned or tall glass by rubbing the rim with a slice of lime and dipping rim into colored sugar.
  4. Fill glass with crushed ice.
  5. Here you can either strain the cocktail mixture or leave as is and pour over ice.
  6. Add a few slices of peach to the glass then top with Prosecco.
  7. Garnish rim with a peach slice and additional mint if desired.

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