Mint Julep Recipes: Try This Variation on a Mint Julep for Your Kentucky Derby Party by Debi Lilly

2 years ago

Mint Julep Recipes: Try This Variation on a Mint Julep for Your Kentucky Derby Party

Mint juleps are a must at any Kentucky Derby party. This mint julep recipe is a slight variation on the classic, but delicious and easier to drink at parties.

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes


  • 2 parts ginger beer
  • 1 part bourbon
  • fresh mint

Here’s how to make it:

  1. Place mint sprigs into bottom of glass and muddle (which means smash with a spoon so it's bruised and "muddled").
  2. Fill glass with crushed ice (or regular ice, if needed).
  3. Pour ginger beer and bourbon into the glass to fill.
  4. Add mint and a straw for garnish. 

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Elisa Schmitz
Oh, how fun and yummy! Thanks for the great idea, Debi Lilly ! #cheers

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