Serve in anOld-fashioned glass
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||Rémy Martin 1738 Cognac|
|1 fl oz||Tawny port|
|1/4 fl oz||Luxardo Maraschino liqueur|
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Mint, cognac, port, lemon and maraschino - all subtly contribute to this Cuban take on Mexico.
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.
One serving of Mint Julep (Mexican Style) contains 133 calories.