Blackberry Mint Julep

Blackberry Mint Julep

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An easy-to-make, bourbon drink, this blackberry mint julep uses the natural tartness of blackberries to balance out the sweetness and create a refreshing Derby-ready sip. 


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  • 2 oz bourbon
  • 1 oz simple syrup
  • 1 oz club soda or sparkling water
  • 5-6 mint leaves
  • 4-5 fresh blackberries


Place the mint, blackberries and simple syrup in a julep cup or rocks glass. 

Muddle everything together, breaking up the berries. 

Add the bourbon. 

Fill your glass with crushed ice. 

Top with club soda or sparkling water. 

Garnish with a large sprig of mint and/or some blackberries. 

Give it a stir before you sip and enjoy!