Classic Mint Julep

Classic Mint Julep

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook Time:
  • Total: 5 min
  • Serving: 1 Serving

This world-renowned cocktail made with fresh mint and bourbon brings the Kentucky Derby to mind whenever its name is mentioned.


  • 3 sprigs fresh mint
  • 1 teaspoon water
  • 1 teaspoon superfine sugar
  • 2 ounces bourbon


  1. Place 2 of the mint sprigs, the water and the sugar into a highball cocktail glass and muddle to combine.
  2. Fill the glass with crushed ice and then add the bourbon.
  3. Garnish with the remaining sprig of mint and serve immediately.

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