Mint Julep

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  • Time icon
    Total Time
    10mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    1
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    235

Whether you're watching horses run around or you just fancy yourself a character in Gone With the Wind, try this classic cocktail of the American South. It became popular as early as the 18th century!

recipe updated Oct 8, 2019

Ingredients

  • Mint icon
    Mint
    1¾ tbsp
  • Simple syrup icon
    Simple syrup
    1 tbsp (15ml)
  • Bourbon icon
    Bourbon
    4 tbsp
  • Ice icon
    Ice
    as needed
  • Mint icon
    Mint
    1 sprig

Tools

  • kCook icon Bar spoon
  • kCook icon Highball glass

Step preview

  1. Add mint and simple syrup to a clean highball glass
  2. Muddle gently
  3. Add bourbon to the cocktail
  4. Stir until combined
  5. Add ice to the cocktail
  6. Stir gently
  7. Garnish with mint
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