Bourbon and Honey Mint Julep

Bourbon and Honey Mint Julep |

This twist on a mint julep is refreshing, slightly sweet and packs a punch. It’s the perfect party ready spring cocktail!



  1. To make the Honey-Mint Syrup, in 1-quart saucepan, mix honey and water. Heat about 2 minutes over medium-high heat, stirring constantly until honey is dissolved. Remove from heat; add the mint and set aside 1 hour to cool. Remove the mint, pour syrup into glass jar. Cover jar; refrigerate until ready to use. Makes about 1/2 cup.
  2. Gently muddle the mint leaves in the bottom of the glass. Add the Honey-Mint syrup, bourbon and some crushed ice; stir to chill the cocktail. Add more crushed ice and garnish with a sprig of mint.