The mint julep is a traditional American cocktail and is said to have been invented around the 18th century in the Southern states. There are records from as early as 1784 where mint julep was prescribed for stomach ailments.
Traditionally, mint julep is made with bourbon, but we have an equally fun virgin mint julep recipe for you!
Organic Mint Melange Syrup
8 oz hot water
8 oz granulated sugar
Combine all ingredients and whisk until homogeneous. Steep overnight, then strain to use.
Organic Mint Julep (non-Alcoholic)
3 tsp lime juice concentrate
6 tbsp Organic Mint Melange Syrup
6 oz thawed lemonade concentrate
3 cups soda water
Combine lime juice, lemonade and add mint syrup. Chill.
To serve, combine a scant ¼ cup syrup with 1 cup soda water (or adjust to your liking). Add mint leaves and pineapple slices as garnish.