In Julep’s riff on the 19th century Prescription Julep, Armagnac replaces Cognac, for a more rustic flavor, while the herbal spice of Bénédictine complements the rye and brings a savory element to the mix.
- 10-12 fresh mint leaves
- 3 barspoons turbinado syrup (2:1, turbinado sugar:water)
- 1 1/2 ounces Bas-Armagnac
- 3/4 ounce rye whiskey
- 1/4 ounce Bénédictine
Garnish: fresh mint, powdered sugar
- Combine all ingredients in a julep cup.
- Add crushed ice and swirl until frost forms on the cup then top with more ice.
- Garnish with fresh mint, powdered sugar and a straw.