Mint Julep Cocktail Recipe. & Ingredients

There are many ingredients that go into making the classic Mint Julep cocktail, but the most important ones are Bourbon, Sugar, Water, and Crushed or Shaved Ice.

There are many ingredients that go into making the classic Mint Julep cocktail, but the most important ones are Bourbon, Sugar, Water, and Crushed or Shaved Ice. 

What glass is a Mint Julep served in?

The Mint Julep is typically served in a copper Mint Julep mug, although a Moscow Mule copper mug will also do. if you don’t have any of those available, consider a lowball rocks glass as a last resort. If you don’t own the right glassware for this cocktail, consider some of the options below.

Mint julip cocktail in copper mug.
Mint julip cocktail in copper mug.

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How to make a Mint Julep

Below are the ingredients and directions for a Mint Julep. We hope you love this drink as much as we do.

Mint Julep

2.7 from 3 votes
Recipe by Julian Solorzano Cuisine: Classic CocktailDifficulty: Easy ????
Servings

1

servings
Calories

300

kcal
Total time

2

minutes

Ingredients

Directions

  • In the bottom of a julep cup or serving glass, muddle the mint leaves with the simple syrup.
  • Fill the cup with crushed ice and add the bourbon.
  • Swirl with a bar spoon until the outside of the cup frosts.
  • Top up with more ice and garnish with the mint sprigs.

Recipe Video

Conclusion

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  1. I swear to god! This guy ruins almost every recipe I’ve seen??, someone pls. Stop him!!! You don’t shake a mint julep? You muddle and build it in a glass..I’ve had serious problems with this guys recipes in the past and he’s like a cancer to the bartending world!!!

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