• Mint julep is an all-time classic! Any cocktail aficionado will have this recipe in his or her archive. The bourbon has given this refreshing beverage a reputation as an American South staple, particularly associated with the Kentucky Derby. 

    Mint julep

    Serves: 2


    • 100ml bourbon
    • 2 handfuls fresh mint leaves
    • 30ml sugar
    • ice cubes



    Divide the bourbon, mint leaves and sugar between 2 tall glasses and crush together gently with the back of a spoon. Top up with ice cubes.