Holiday Cranberry Juleps
1 cup bourbon
1 cup water
2 strips of fresh orange peel
3/4 cup sugar
1 cup fresh cranberries
Fresh mint sprigs
Combine 1 cup water, 3/4 cup sugar and 2 strips of fresh orange peel in a small saucepan.
Bring mixture to a boil over high heat.
Add 1 cup fresh cranberries and cook 2-3 minutes.
Remove peels and refrigerate until cold.
Strain mixture through sieve and stir in 1 cup bourbon.
Pour evenly into tumblers filled with crushed ice. Garnish with sprigs of fresh mint.