How To Make A Mint Julep?
The Mint Julep is a bourbon drink best known as the Kentucky Derby’s signature beverage. However, it is not meant to be reserved for only one day a year. This classic cocktail was made during the 18th Century in the south of the United States and is still today’s favourite.
In high-ball glass and silver julep, the Mint Julep is traditionally served on crushed ice and mint. As the only fluid in your drink is bourbon, wear a premium bourbon, which is that you know you love.
- 1/4 ounce simple syrup
- 8 mint leaves
- 2 ounces bourbon
- Garnish: bitters
- Garnish: mint sprig
- In a Julep cup or rocks glass, lightly muddle the mint and syrup.
- Add the bourbon and pack tightly with crushed ice.
- Stir until the cup is frosted on the outside.
- Top with more crushed ice to form an ice dome and garnish with a mint sprig and a few optional drops of bitters.
Steps To Make A Mint Julep with Photo
1. Gather the required ingredients.
2. Place the mint leaves and sugar or simple syrup into a glass
3. Muddle well to dissolve the sugar and release the oil and aroma of the mint
4. Add the bourbon & Fill the glass with crushed ice and stir well until the glass becomes frosty.
5. Garnish with a mint sprig. Enjoy the drink!
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