Southern Style Julep
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Southern Style Julep
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.73 / 5
The Southern Style Julep is a refreshing twist on the classic Mint Julep, deeply rooted in Southern American cocktail tradition. This rich and minty cocktail blends the sweet warmth of ... more The Southern Style Julep is a refreshing twist on the classic Mint Julep, deeply rooted in Southern American cocktail tradition. This rich and minty cocktail blends the sweet warmth of bourbon with the robust flavor of Jamaican rum, complemented by the cool, aromatic freshness of muddled mint leaves. It is typically served in a lowball glass, packed with crushed ice, making it a perfect beverage for hot summer days or Derby Day celebrations. With a complexity of flavors that balances herbal notes with the deep sweetness of sugar, the Southern Style Julep is a sophisticated drink that offers a satisfying depth with every sip.

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15 key ingredients
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Base ingredient
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Jamaican rum
Garnish
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Mint
Alcohol content
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36.73% | 3.6 units *

Lowball glass

Ingredients

oz
ml
cl
Mint Leaves cocktail ingredient
Mint Leaves
8 8 8
Sugar cocktail ingredient
Sugar
Dash Dash Dash
Jamaican rum cocktail ingredient
Jamaican rum
30ml 1oz 3cl
Bourbon cocktail ingredient
Bourbon
60ml 2oz 6cl

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Method

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
In a mixing glass muddle the sugar with the mint leaves and a dash of the bourbon
Add the rest of the bourbon and Jamaican rum, before shaking well with ice
Strain into a crushed ice-filled lowball glass, garnish with a sprig of mint, then serve

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