Serve in aJulep tin
Lemon zest twist (discarded) & mint sprigs dusted with icing sugar
How to make:
SHAKE first 4 ingredients with ice. Add champagne and more to shaker, then throw twice before straining into julep tin filled with crushed ice. Serve with a metal straw.
|8 fresh||Mint leaves|
|1⁄2 fl oz||Cognac VSOP|
|1⁄4 fl oz||Giffard Sugar Cane Syrup|
|1 dash||Angostura or other aromatic bitters|
|3 fl oz||Brut Champagne|
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Lower in strength than most old-school julep cocktails, champagne adds a zing if not a sparkle.
The contentious history of the Julep, along with its variants can be found on our page.