Mint Julep


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Mint Julep

Before there was the Mojito there was a fancy mint drink named julep. Widely popular in the South, this beverage was normal served in silver chalises on a silver platter

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  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 1/2 cup roughly chopped fresh mint leaves
  • 32 oz bourbon
  • 8 sprigs fresh mint leaves for garnish


  1. Combine water, sugar and chopped mint leaves in a small saucepan.
  2. Bring to a boil over high heat until the sugar is completely dissolved.
  3. Allow syrup to cool, approximately 1 hour. Pour through a strainer to remove mint leaves
  4. Fill eight cups with crushed ice and pour 4 ounces of bourbon and 1/4 cup mint syrup in each. Garnish with more mint leaves.
Recipe Type: Drinks