how to make the
The Mint Julep is a classic cocktail that was created in the late 1700s in the United States of America.
The recipe was first used as a medicinal remedy to settle the stomach before it gained popularity among the Southern elite and eventually became the official drink of the Kentucky Derby in 1938.
you'll need these
Bourbon Homemade Simple Syrup* Mint Leaves Mint Sprig
*Find a recipe for homemade simple syrup on our website.
Add mint leaves and simple syrup to a julep tin. Muddle gently for 5-7 seconds. Fill mug with crushed ice. Add bourbon. Stir for 3-5 seconds. Pack mug with more crushed ice. Garnish with mint sprig.