Mint Julep

Classic Mint Julep Cocktail Recipe


  • 4 to 5 mint sprigs (leaves only)
  • 2 sugar cubes (or 1/2 ounce simple syrup)
  • 2 1/2 ounces bourbon whiskey
  • Garnish: mint sprig


  • Place the mint leaves and sugar or simple syrup into a julep cup, collins glass, or double old-fashioned glass.
  • Muddle well to dissolve the sugar and release the oil and aroma of the mint.
  • Add the bourbon.
  • Fill with crushed ice and stir well until the glass becomes frosty.
  • Garnish with a mint sprig.
  • Serve with a straw and enjoy!