Mint Julep Syrup Recipe. A classic mint julep is made by muddling mint with simple syrup at the bottom of each cocktail glass before adding crushed ice and bourbon. The Mint Julep is a bourbon cocktail best known for being the signature drink of the Kentucky Derby.
This recipe is pretty close but nothing will ever compare to one you actually have at the Derby. In the bottom of a silver or pewter julep cup (a highball glass will work in a pinch), muddle a few sprigs of mint along with the simple syrup. Bourbon, Mint, Simple Syrup, Crushed Ice.
In a highball glass, combine mint, pineapple syrup, and lime juice.
A traditional Mint Julep is a Normally you can find these syrups near the coffee section.
The Mint Julep is an iconic pairing of sweet mint, simple syrup or sugar, and bourbon. Great recipe, only correction I would say is that the collins glass is perfectly fine, but traditionally a silver julep cup should be used. Set a swizzle stick or bar spoon.