1 scant ounce minted simple syrup
2 cups crushed ice
2 ounces bourbon (such as Woodford Reserve)
1 tsp Mexican vanilla in Kentucky Bourbon
Fresh mint sprig, for garnish
To highball glass or silver Julep cup, add minted simple syrup, then 1 cup crushed ice, bourbon, VAIN vanilla, and splash of water. Add enough of remaining ice to almost fill glass. Stir well and garnish with mint sprig.