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Overhead view of a julep cocktail in a glass with a sprig of fresh mint.

Mint Julep

  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 5 mins
  • Yield: 1


  • 810 fresh mint leaves
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 2 ounces bourbon
  • Extra mint sprig, for garnish


  1. In a glass, muddle mint leaves with sugar (if you don’t have a muddler, use the back of a wooden spoon).
  2. Fill the glass with crushed ice. Top with bourbon and stir to combine. Garnish with fresh mint sprig.
  • Category: Cocktails
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: mint julep