My F&W
quick save (...)

Mint Julep

  • SERVINGS: makes 1 drink

Round Robin Bar • Washington, D.C.

Bartender Jim Hewes has been serving this mint julep, a family recipe from 19th-century Kentucky senator Henry Clay, for 20 years.

Plus: Ultimate Cocktail Guide

  1. 15 mint leaves, plus 1 mint sprig for garnish
  2. 1 teaspoon sugar
  3. 2 1/2 ounces bourbon
  4. Crushed ice
  5. 2 ounces chilled club soda
  6. 1 lemon twist
  7. Powdered sugar
  1. In a highball glass, muddle the mint leaves with the sugar and 1/2 teaspoon of the bourbon. Add a handful of crushed ice and stir gently with a long-handled spoon. Fill the glass with crushed ice, add the remaining bourbon and top with the club soda. Garnish with the lemon twist, mint sprig and a sprinkling of powdered sugar.
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

Ratings

Average Rating

(0)

Comments

Add A Comment

    Add a Comment

    See our terms
    You must be logged in to comment. or
    advertisement
    You might also like
    advertisement
    The Dish
    Receive delicious recipes and smart wine advice 4x per week in this e-newsletter.
    The Wine List Weekly pairing plus best bottles to buy.
    F&W Daily One sensational dish served fresh every day.

    Congratulations to Mei Lin, winner of Top Chef Season 12.

    Join celebrity chefs, renowned winemakers and epicurean insiders at the culinary world's most spectacular weekend, the FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen, June 19-21.