Georgia Mint Julep

Difford's Guide

Ingredients

Barware

Collins glass
Measuring jigger
Muddler
Bar spoon
Shaker
Strainer

Nutrition

289 calories

Styles & Flavours

Georgia Mint Julep image

Serve in

Collins glass

Garnish:

Mint sprig

How to make:

Lightly MUDDLE (only to bruise) mint in base of shaker. Add other ingredients, SHAKE with ice and strain into chilled glass half filled with crushed ice. CHURN (stir) the drink using a bar spoon. Top up the glass with more crushed ice and churn again. Continue adding crushed ice and churning until the drink meets the rim of the glass. Serve with two long straws.

12 fresh Mint leaves
2 12 fl oz Bourbon whiskey
1 fl oz Peachtree Liqueur
16 fl oz Giffard Sugar Cane Syrup
3 dash Angostura or other aromatic bitters
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Comment:

Bourbon, peach and mint are flavours that combine harmoniously.

About:

This classic was originally made with peach brandy in place of peach liqueur. It is also sometimes made with apricot brandy.

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

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