the julep cocktail

The Julep

This sparkling white and whiskey cocktail is definitely one to try. Introducing to you… The Julep.

Serves 1

What you’ll need…
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup mint leaves
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 25ml Whiskey
  • 25ml Mint syrup (see mint sugar syrup)
  • 250ml (1 can) No. 1 Sparkling White
  • Ice cubes
  • Garnish: Mint leaves

How to make it…

  1. Prepare the glass by adding some crushed ice and a couple of muddled mint leaves.
  2. Add 25ml of the mint sugar syrup, along with the whiskey.
  3. Top up with No. 1 Sparkling White to desired taste.
  4. Very gently, stir the contents making sure not to over fizz it.
  5. Garnish with some mint leaves and serve.
  6. Enjoy! Don’t forget to tag us in your creations on instagram.

Making Simple Mint Syrup…

To make simple sugar, heat equal parts sugar and water in a small saucepan. Add some fresh mint leaves to give it the mint taste. Over medium-high heat, stir the mixture until sugar has dissolved. Let cool completely before using.