The New England Julep
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The New England Julep
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The New England Julep is a creative twist on the classic Southern Mint Julep, combining the refreshing zest of mint and the sweetness of sugar syrup with the bold flavor ... more The New England Julep is a creative twist on the classic Southern Mint Julep, combining the refreshing zest of mint and the sweetness of sugar syrup with the bold flavor of bourbon and the effervescence of lager beer. Served in a pint glass, this cocktail offers a harmonious blend of herbal and malty notes, creating a unique and invigorating drinking experience. Typically enjoyed cold, the New England Julep is a delightful choice for those who appreciate the fusion of traditional whiskey cocktails with the casual, crisp profile of beer, making it a fitting drink for social gatherings and relaxed evenings.
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Lager
Garnish
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Mint, sugar
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7% | 4.2 units *

Pint glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a The New England Julep

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Pick a can of your favourite lager and pour three-quarters of it into a pint glass
Stir in the bourbon whisky and sugar syrup
Garnish with mint and sugar and serve
~ The lager remaining in the can should be enjoyed straight! ~

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SPECIFICS

What type of bourbon is best for The New England Julep?

For The New England Julep, a medium-bodied bourbon with a balanced sweetness and oaky undertones works best to complement the refreshing nature of the mint and the depth added by the lager.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

Is there a specific way to serve The New England Julep to enhance its flavors?

Yes, serving The New England Julep in a chilled pint glass helps to keep the cocktail cold and refreshing. Additionally, lightly bruising the mint leaves before adding them can release their essential oils, enhancing the drink's aroma and flavor.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Why is The New England Julep stirred and not shaken?

The New England Julep is stirred instead of shaken to gently mix the ingredients without diluting the cocktail too much with ice. Stirring helps incorporate the flavors while retaining the body and effervescence of the lager.

FOOD_PAIRINGS

What food would pair well with The New England Julep?

The New England Julep pairs well with barbecue dishes or smoked meats. Its refreshing mint and sweetness can complement the richness of the meat, while the bourbon's complexity adds an additional layer of flavor to the pairing.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of The New England Julep compare to other classic juleps?

The New England Julep, with an alcohol content of 7%, is relatively lower in alcohol compared to traditional juleps, which can range from 10% to 20% alcohol by volume. This makes it a lighter, more sessionable option suitable for longer sipping occasions.

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