Kentucky derby

Yield: 10 servings

Measure Ingredient
4 Mint sprigs; up to 5 sprigs
1½ cup Sugar Cold water
Lemon slices; thin
¾ cup Lemon juice; fresh if possible
1½ quart Ginger ale

GARNISH

"A mock mint julep drink."

Rinse the mint and discard stems. Place the sugar, water, and lemon juice in a medium-sized bowl, mix, and stir in the mint leaves. Allow to stand for 30 minutes. Fill a large pitcher with ice cubes and strain the liquid over the ice. Add the ginger ale and lemon slices, and serve.

SERVINGS: 10 TALL GLASSES SOURCE: _Drinks Without Liquor_ by Jane Brandt

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