Aged Mint Julep

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Recipe by nott2339

This julep is prepared ahead of time and aged for a month in the refrigerator before enjoying. How nice to have a supply on hand. Just add crushed ice. I got this recipe from a magazine a few years ago, but do not remember which one

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat water and sugar on medium heat to dissolve sugar.
  2. Add the mint, crushing it as you go to release the oils.
  3. Bring the syrup and mint to a boil.
  4. Remove the pan from the heat and cover it.
  5. Let the mixture steep for 1 hour.
  6. Strain out the mint and squeeze it dry to remove all the syrup.
  7. Add the bourbon and stir gently.
  8. Pour into a clean bottle and chill at least 1 month.
  9. Serve over crushed ice with a sprig of mint for a garnish.

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