Mint Julep

Timeless Southern Charm: The Minty Refreshment of the Mint Julep


4/12/20231 min read

Mint Julep


Makes 1

8 mint leaves

1/4 oz. simple syrup

2 oz. bourbon

mint sprig for garnish

angostura bitters for garnish

  1. In a julep cup or rocks glass, lightly muddle the mint leaves in the simple syrup.

  2. Add the bourbon then pack the glass tightly with crushed ice.

  3. Stir until the cup is frosted on the outside

  4. Top with more crushed ice to form an ice down on top. Garnish with mint sprig and a few drops of bitters (optional). Enjoy your minty julep!

Whisk yourself away with the timeless allure of the Mint Julep cocktail. Immerse in the world of Southern charm and bourbon-infused delight. This recipe shows you how to craft the perfect Mint Julep by muddling the fresh mint leaves in a silver cup and adding the perfect amount of bourbon with a touch of syrup. And to top it all off, a fresh mint sprig. Let this summer cocktail transport you to a front porch in the south adorned by magnolias.