Julep’s Prescription Julep

Julep | Houston

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.

Ingredients

Serving: 1

  • 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

Directions
  1. Combine all ingredients in a julep cup.
  2. Add crushed ice and swirl until frost forms on the cup then top with more ice.
  3. Garnish with fresh mint, powdered sugar and a straw.

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