Created by Reddit user timboevbo, we came across this recipe while, uh, “working.” Sloe gin, crème de cassis, and fresh blackberries present a fruity profile without sweetening the classic Mint Julep up too much, making this one of our favorite variations.
|10 mint leaves and a sprig for garnish|
|½ barspoon of superfine sugar|
|1 oz. bourbon|
|½ oz. sloe gin|
|½ oz. crème de cassis|
Preparation: How to make an Autumn Julep
- In a julep cup, muddle 3 blackberries, 10 mint leaves and superfine sugar.
- Add bourbon, sloe gin, and crème de cassis, then add crushed ice and stir gently until the cup is frosted.
- Top with crushed ice, a blackberry and the mint sprig for garnish.