Mint Julep

The Mint Julep is a fresh but boozy cocktail. In the 1800's, it used to be cherished for its medicinal attributes. Using only whisky, syrup and mint, it was a simple and effective way to treat stomach aches back in the days... Today, it is mostly known for being Kentucky Derby's official cocktail!



  • Add the ingredients to your julep glass (or old fashioned tumbler);
  • Add a spoon of crushed ice, mix gently ;
  • Add remaining ice to form a small dome on top of the glass;
  • Pick a mint spring into the crushed ice and voilà!

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