How To Make A Mint Julep?

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.

How To Make A Mint Julep?

Ingredients

  • 1/4 ounce simple syrup
  • 8 mint leaves
  • 2 ounces bourbon
  • Garnish: bitters
  • Garnish: mint sprig

Steps

  1. In a Julep cup or rocks glass, lightly muddle the mint and syrup.
  2. Add the bourbon and pack tightly with crushed ice.
  3. Stir until the cup is frosted on the outside.
  4. 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.

Muddle well to dissolve the sugar and release the oil and aroma of the mint

2. Place the mint leaves and sugar or simple syrup into a glass

Place the mint leaves and sugar or simple syrup into a julep cup, collins glass, or double old-fashioned glass.

3. Muddle well to dissolve the sugar and release the oil and aroma of the mint

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.

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!

How To Make A Mint Julep?
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