How to Make the Perfect Mint Julep

Master this beloved Southern staple just in time for Derby season.

recipe by J.R. STARKUS, Master Mixologist and Spirits Educator at Southern Wine and Spirits of Nevada



2 ounces Wild Turkey Spiced
3 fresh mint sprigs (muddled)
2 bar spoons honey sugar crystals (about 2 teaspoons)
glass: Julep cup


Muddle mint with sugar in the bottom of a julep cup. Add whiskey. Top with crushed (pellet) ice and stir. Add more whiskey if desired.

This recipe was published in the Spring 2014 issue of Dottie Magazine. 

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