Apple Mint Julep
|Fresh mint||2 Cup (32 tbs), chopped|
|Apple juice||8 Cup (128 tbs)|
|Fresh lime juice||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Place 2 cups chopped mint on a double layer of cheesecloth.
Gather edges of cheesecloth together, and tie securely.
Place cheesecloth bag and apple juice in a large saucepan; bring to a boil.
Remove from heat; cover and let cool.
Pour into a large pitcher; cover and chill.
Discard cheesecloth bag; stir in lime juice.
Pour apple juice mixture over ice cubes.
Garnish with additional mint sprigs, if desired.