This bourbon mint lemonade cocktail is a bit tart, a bit sweet, and oh-so-delicious. Made with only a handful of simple and fresh ingredients.
Add granulated sugar and water to a small saucepan over medium heat. Whisk occasionally until sugar completely dissolves. Remove from heat.
Stir in lemon juice and chopped mint. Allow to completely cool in refrigerator (at least 20 minutes). Pour over strainer to remove mint.
To rim each glass (4 in total), run lemon slice or wedge along top. Place sugar on small plate and dip each glass in a circular motion until covered.
Evenly divide strained lemon mixture between glasses. Add 1 oz. (or more) of bourbon to each.
Top each glass with a handful of ice cubes, followed by sparkling water. Garnish with lemon slice and sprig of mint.