Irish Mint Julep

Irish Mint Julep

So is this putting an Irish twist on a Southern classic or is this putting a Southern twist on Irish whiskey? Chances are after 1 or 2 of these, you really won’t care. The following is a fairly basic mint julep recipe with Irish whiskey substituted for bourbon.



Level: Easy

Serves: 2


  • 6 whole Mint Leaves
  • 1 teaspoon Powdered Sugar
  • 2 teaspoons Water
  • 2 cups Crushed Ice
  • 3 ounces, fluid Irish Whiskey


Into each of two 6-ounce glasses, put 2 mint leaves, ½ teaspoon of sugar and 1 teaspoon of water. Muddle ingredients and fill 2/3 with crushed ice.

Pour 1 ½ ounces of Irish whiskey into each glass over ice. Top off with ice and garnish each glass with a mint leaf.

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