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Mint Julep

A Kentucky Derby® tradition! This Mint Julep recipe is a traditional, from-scratch build of the South’s most infamous warm-weather cocktail.​

Mint Julep
1 Serving


  • oz. 

    Woodford Reserve®

  • 1/2  oz. 

    Woodford Reserve® Mint Julep Cocktail Syrup

  • Fresh mint leaves

  • Crushed ice

  • Powdered sugar and mint leaves for garnish


Express the essential oils in the mint and rub them inside the glass. To the same glass, add simple syrup, bourbon and crushed ice. Stir. Garnish with more ice, fresh mint and powdered sugar.



Tools Needed

Mint Julep Glass
Paring Knife

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A great host takes care of every little detail, especially when it comes to helping guests celebrate responsibly. For every occasion you plan, be sure to serve food, provide nonalcoholic options, and offer a safe ride home.

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