The Grand Hotel Marriott Resort, Golf Club & Spa's Bucky Miller's Mint Julep
6 fresh mint leaves
1/8 teaspoon simple syrup
1 3/4 ounce 80 proof bourbon (Bucky used Walker's Deluxe)
1 sprig mint leaf, sprinkled with powdered sugar
1 maraschino cherry
Place mint leaves in a 12-ounce glass with simple syrup and small amount of crushed ice. Muddle the ingredients in bottom of glass.
Add crushed ice until half full. Then add bourbon. Continue to muddle ingredients and add ice until glass is almost full and ice is pale green.
Garnish with powdered mint leaf (sprinkle powdered sugar over dampened leaf) and a maraschino cherry.
Add beverage straw and serve.