Recipes / Mint Julep

Mint Julep

By The Editors

Published April 4, 2024

A classic Southern drink for sipping on a hot afternoon. Be sure to have lots and lots of mint. If it seems to be too much, it’s probably just right.

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Mint Julep

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Makes 1 drink 1x

Time 2 minutes



  • Mint leaves
  • 1 tablespoon simple syrup
  • Ice
  • 1/4 cup whiskey


  1. Muddle mint leaves and the simple syrup in a glass, then add the ice and whiskey. Garnish: lots of fresh mint.

— Recipe from The New York Times