Mint Julep (Mexican Style)

Difford's Guide

Ingredients

Barware

Nutrition

There are approximately 133 calories in one serving of Mint Julep (Mexican Style).

Styles & Flavours

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Serve in an

Old-fashioned glass

Garnish:

Luxardo Maraschino cherry

How to make:

PLACE lemon zest and mint in shaker. Add other ingredients, SHAKE with ice and fine strain into ice-filled glass.

1 fresh Lemon peel
8 fresh Mint leaves
1 fl oz Cognac
1 fl oz Tawny port (10 year old)
1/4 fl oz Luxardo Maraschino liqueur
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Review:

Mint, cognac, port, lemon and maraschino - all subtly contribute to this Cuban take on Mexico.

History:

Recipe adapted from a 1937 Bar Florida (later renamed Floridita) menu, Havana, Cuba.

The contentious history of the Julep, along with its variants can be found on our page.

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