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Classic Mint Julep

Makes 1


1 Mint, fresh leaves
1 Mint, fresh sprig


1 Mint simple syrup

Baking & Spices

1 Powdered sugar


4 inch Cocktail straw or coffee stirrer


1 Ice


to 2 tablespoons (1 ounce) bourbon
  • Jessica Beach

    7. Favorite Summer Drink - Mint Julep!

  • Christianne

    Classic Mint Julep: 3 fresh mint leaves; 1 tbsp Mint Simple Syrup; Crushed ice; 1 oz bourbon; 1 cocktail straw; 1 mint sprig; Powdered sugar (optional). Place mint leaves & Mint Simple Syrup in chilled julep cup. Press leaves against cup w/ back of spoon to release flavor. Pack cup w/ crushed ice; pour bourbon over ice. Insert straw, add mint sprig, sprinkle w/ powdered sugar & serve.

  • My Nest {Yvonne Bullinger}

    #KentuckyDerby Party Checklist | The food, cocktails, decorations, and games to throw a Louisville-Inspired bash | I have these glasses! Great for a mint julep! Kentucky Derby Party! 2015

  • Julia Amodt | Style and Cheek

    Classic Mint Julep #mintjulep #southernstyle #drinks

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