Rye Mint Julep Cocktail

Rye Mint Julep Cocktail

  • 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


  1. Place the mint leaves and simple syrup into a shaker and muddle gently.
  2. Add the rye whiskey and fill the shaker with crushed ice.
  3. Vigorously shake the mixture for 35 seconds and pour into a tall cocktail glass.
  4. Garnish the cocktail with the mint sprig and serve immediately.

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