Mint Julep Drink Recipe

With the Kentucky Derby just around the corner, I decided to post the Mint Julep Drink Recipe for you.

Mint Julep Drink Recipe


  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups water
  • Sprigs of fresh mint
  • Crushed ice
  • Early Times Kentucky Whisky
  • Silver Julep Cups

  • Directions:

    Make a simple syrup by boiling sugar and water together for five minutes. Cool and place in a covered container with six or eight sprigs of fresh mint, then refrigerate overnight. Make one julep at a time by filling a julep cup with crushed ice, adding one tablespoon mint syrup and two ounces of Early Times Kentucky Whisky. Stir rapidly with a spoon to frost the outside of the cup. Garnish with a sprig of fresh mint.

    The date for the Kentucky Derby is May 6th, 2016, this year.  Visit the site of the Kentucky Derby for more information on Kentucky Derby traditions!

    Enjoy and please remember to drink responsibly!

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