Mint Julep


Channel the signature refreshment of the Kentucky Derby by learning how to make a mint julep. This bourbon-based cocktail includes a lively hint of mint.

Total Time:
10 mins


  • 1 teaspoon sugar

  • 1 - 2 fresh mint leaves

  • 2 ounce bourbon

  • Crushed ice


  1. In a cocktail shaker combine sugar and mint leaves; crush mint with the back of a spoon. Add bourbon and ice cubes; cover and shake until sugar is dissolved and drink is very cold. Fill an 8-ounce glass with crushed ice. Strain liquid into glass. Garnish with mint sprigs. Makes 1 serving.

    Mint Julep
    Blaine Moats

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

147 Calories
4g Carbs
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 1
Calories 147
% Daily Value *
Sodium 3mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 1%
Potassium 3mg 0%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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