-To make the mint syrup combine the following in a small saucepan:
2 cups water
2 cups white sugar
½ cup fresh mint
-Bring to a boil over high heat, stirring occasionally until the sugar is completely dissolved.
-Allow syrup to cool overnight in the fridge.
-Pour syrup through a strainer to remove mint leaves
-Fill eight cups or frozen goblets with crushed ice and pour in the following:
3 ounces of Kentucky bourbon
¼ cup mint syrup in each.
-Top each cup with some sparkling water and a mint sprig.