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Woodford Reserve Watermelon Julep


1 1/4 oz. Woodford Reserve®
1/2 oz. simple syrup
5-6 mint leaves
5-6 squares of fresh watermelon
Crushed ice


Muddle simple syrup and watermelon in a mixing glass. Add mint and press lightly to release oils. Add Woodford Reserve and mix well with cracked ice. Strain over crushed ice. Garnish with watermelon and smacked fresh mint.