National Mint Julep Day

Category: Alcohol
National Mint Julep Day in USA in 2024
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Dates of National Mint Julep Day
2025 USA Friday, May 30thNational Mint Julep Day
2024 USA Thursday, May 30thNational Mint Julep Day
2023 USA Tuesday, May 30thNational Mint Julep Day
2022 USA Monday, May 30thNational Mint Julep Day
2021 USA Sunday, May 30thNational Mint Julep Day
Summary
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A Mint Julep is a cocktail traditionally made with bourbon, mint, and simple syrup.

It is typically served in a silver or pewter cup, known as a Julep Cup, and is often associated with the southern United States, particularly Kentucky, where it is the official drink of the Kentucky Derby horse race.

How to make a Mint Julep:

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz bourbon
  • 1/2 oz simple syrup
  • 8-10 mint leaves

Instructions:

  1. In a Julep cup or a highball glass, muddle the mint leaves and simple syrup together.
  2. Fill the cup or glass with crushed ice.
  3. Add the bourbon, and stir well.
  4. Garnish with additional mint sprigs and serve with a straw.

The Mint Julep is a refreshing and easy-to-make cocktail that is perfect for summer occasions. However, you can make it all year round, it's a classic southern drink

You may also use mint extract or mint liqueur to make it more concentrated in mint flavor depending on your preference.

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