Prescription Julep

Difford's Guide
Discerning Drinkers (61 ratings)

Serve in

Julep tin

Garnish:

Orange zest twist (discarded) & mint sprigs dusted with icing sugar

How to make:

Lightly MUDDLE mint (just to bruise) in base of shaker. Add other ingredients, SHAKE with ice and strain into a julep cup filled with crushed ice. Churn to redistribute ice and top with more ice to fill cup if necessary.

7 fresh Mint leaves
1 1/2 fl oz Cognac (brandy)
1/2 fl oz Straight rye whiskey (100 proof / 50% alc./vol.)
1/4 fl oz Demerara / Muscovado / brown sugar syrup (2 sugar:1 water)
2 dash Orange Bitters by Angostura
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Review:

Rye whiskey and cognac combine harmoniously in this delicious julep.

History:

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

Alcohol content:

  • 1.5 standard drinks
  • 30.39% alc./vol. (60.78° proof)
  • 20.7 grams of pure alcohol
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