Mango Julep
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Mango Julep
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The Mango Julep is a tropical twist on the classic Mint Julep, substituting traditional mint flavors for the vibrant sweetness of mango. This cocktail blends the smoky notes of mezcal ... more The Mango Julep is a tropical twist on the classic Mint Julep, substituting traditional mint flavors for the vibrant sweetness of mango. This cocktail blends the smoky notes of mezcal with the smoothness of tequila, creating a robust base that is accentuated by the fruity undertones of mango juice. Peach schnapps adds a layer of stone-fruit sweetness, while lemon juice and Peychaud's Bitters provide a bright, citrusy balance to the syrupy consistency of the sugar syrup. Served in a lowball glass over crushed ice, the Mango Julep offers a refreshing and exotic sipping experience, ideal for those who enjoy a fruit-forward beverage with a nuanced, spirited kick.
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15.87% | 1.92 units *

Method
How to make a Mango Julep

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add all the ingredients to a shaker
Shake well with ice
Strain into a lowball glass filled with crushed ice and serve

Learn more about some of the mixology terms used in this cocktail

·  Shake  ·  Strain  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute another fruit juice for mango juice in the Mango Julep?

Yes, substitution is possible though it will alter the cocktail's flavor profile. Peach or pineapple juice can be good alternatives, offering a similar sweetness and fruitiness that complements the other ingredients.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnishes work well with a Mango Julep?

Mint leaves or a slice of mango make excellent garnishes for a Mango Julep. They enhance the visual appeal and add a fresh aroma that complements the cocktail's tropical taste.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Should the ingredients be shaken or stirred when making a Mango Julep?

The Mango Julep ingredients should be shaken. This cocktail calls for shaking the ingredients with ice before straining into a glass. Shaking helps to properly mix the juice and liquors while also chilling the drink effectively.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve a Mango Julep to enhance its flavors?

Serving a Mango Julep in a lowball glass over crushed ice is ideal. The low temperature and slight dilution from the ice enhance the flavors, making them more refreshing and enjoyable.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in a Mango Julep compare to a classic Mint Julep?

A Mango Julep has a slightly lower alcohol content than a classic Mint Julep due to the addition of fruit juices which dilute the overall alcohol percentage. While both drinks have a spirit base, the Mango Julep's use of tequila and mezcal combined with juices results in a lighter, more sessionable cocktail.

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