How to make a Mint Julep

Mint Julep

The Mint Julep is an iconic Bourbon cocktail that you definitely don't want to miss. Best known for being the signature drink of the Kentucky Derby. But this easy-to-make refresher shouldn’t be reserved for only one day a year. You know you will love this!
Total Time 2 minutes
Servings 1 Drink


  • 1 tsp Powdered sugar
  • 2 oz Bourbon whiskey
  • 2 tsp Water
  • 4 Mint leaves
  • Garnish Sprig of mint


  • Place the mint leaves in the bottom of an old-fashioned glass and top with the sugar.
  • Muddle these together until the leaves begin to break down.
  • Add water, and fill the glass 3/4 full with crushed ice.
  • Add the bourbon, and stir.
  • Garnish with a sprig of mint.


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Redhead Mixologist