No other cocktail is more synonymous with the South than a classic mint julep. Learn how to make this easy cocktail for yourself right at home.
Servings 1 cocktail
- 8 mint leaves
- 1/4 ounce simple syrup
- 2 1/2 ounces bourbon
In a Julep cup or rocks glass, lightly muddle the mint leaves in the simple syrup.
Add the bourbon and simple syrup, then pack the glass 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 drops of bitters (optional).
Serving: 1cocktail | Calories: 199kcal | Carbohydrates: 6.6g | Protein: 0.1g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 15mg | Fiber: 0.2g | Sugar: 6.3g