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Mint Julep

Drink: Mint Julep

A classic just in time for the Derby. You can adjust the sugar measurements to your taste preference. We like to use brown sugar cubes when we find them.


  • 5 oz Woodford Reserve Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey
  • Seltzer water
  • 20 mint leaves, plus a sprig for garnish
  • 3 teaspoons superfine sugar
  • Crushed ice
  • Mint leaves for garnish


  1. Place the mint leaves in the bottom of an old-fashioned glass and top with the sugar.
  2. Muddle these together until the leaves begin to break down.
  3. Add a splash of seltzer water, fill the glass 3/4 full with crushed ice, and add the bourbon.
  4. Top with another splash of seltzer, stir and garnish with a sprig of mint.
  5. Serve immediately.