Mint Julep (Mexican Style)

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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 (brandy)
1 fl oz Tawny port
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.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.2 standard drinks
  • 24.37% alc./vol. (48.74° proof)
  • 16.5 grams of pure alcohol
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