- Prep: 5 min
- Cook Time: –
- Total: 5 min
- Serving: 1 Serving
Rye whiskey adds some enjoyable Southern charm to this fresh and invigorating mint julep cocktail.
- 4 mint leaves
- 2 ounces simple syrup
- 1-1/3 ounce rye whiskey
- Mint sprig to garnish
- Place the mint leaves and simple syrup into a shaker and muddle gently.
- Add the rye whiskey and fill the shaker with crushed ice.
- Vigorously shake the mixture for 35 seconds and pour into a tall cocktail glass.
- Garnish the cocktail with the mint sprig and serve immediately.