Strawberry Margarita And Mint Julep

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Refreshing and easy strawberry margarita is prepared using tasty strawberries and tequila along with orange liqueur which adds a nice flavour to the drink. The Mint Julep is another classic southern cocktail prepared with Bourbon whiskey and fresh mint leaves. A Bartender from Radisson Blu Plaza, Hyderabad has shared these two recipes. 

Strawberry Margarita

Ingredients
Strawberries (crushed) 
Crushed ice 
Tequila
Lime juice  
Orange liqueur 
Sugar syrup
Qty
2 Tbsp
2½ cups
45 ml
15 ml
15 ml
10 ml

Instructions:
1.    Combine the crushed strawberries, ice, tequila, lime juice, sugar, and liqueur in a blender, and process until the mixture is smooth.
2.    Serve in a margarita glass, with a wedge of lime and salt along the rim.

Mint Julep

Ingredients
Bourbon whiskey 
Sugar (powdered)  
Fresh mint sprigs 
Qty
60 ml
1 tsp
4

Instructions:

  1. Place the mint and simple syrup or sugar in a julep cup, Collins glass or double old-fashioned glass.
  2. Muddle well to dissolve the sugar and to release the oil and aroma of the mint.
  3. Add the Bourbon.
  4. Fill with crushed ice and stir well until the glass becomes frosty.
  5. Garnish with a mint sprig