Mint Julep


  • 2 springs of mint (1 to make the cocktail; 1 for garnish)
  • 1 oz simple syrup
  • 2 oz Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey (1 oz added at the beginning & end of preparation)

Special Equipment

  • crushed Ice
  • muddler
  • tall cocktail glass


  1. Pour simple syrup into a glass. Gently muddle one sprig of mint into the simple syrup, then remove mint (or if you like, you can leave it in)
  2. Fill glass with crushed ice, then add bourbon, top with more crushed ice, and stir
  3. Add a sprig of mint as a garnish