Classic Mint Julep

The classic Mint Julep is a cooling summertime favorite and a time-honored fixture of Kentucky culture. For enhanced flavor, use fresh mint leaves!

Prep Time 5 minutes

Total Time 5 Minutes

Recipe Yield 1 Cocktail


2 parts Basil Hayden® Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
1/2 part simple syrup
Fresh mint leaves


1. Add all mint and syrup to a julep tin cup or rocks glass.
2. Gently muddle mint to express the oils.
3. Add crushed ice.
4. Pour Basil Hayden over ice.
5. Stir thoroughly.
6. Garnish with a mint sprig.

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