up to 5 sprigs
"A mock mint julep drink."
Rinse the mint and discard stems. Place the sugar, water, and lemon juice in a medium-sized bowl, mix, and stir in the mint leaves. Allow to stand for 30 minutes. Fill a large pitcher with ice cubes and strain the liquid over the ice. Add the ginger ale and lemon slices, and serve.
SERVINGS: 10 TALL GLASSES SOURCE: _Drinks Without Liquor_ by Jane Brandt