I’ve yet to come across a cocktail that couldn’t be improved with ginger—well, okay, that might be an exaggeration, but it certainly fits the bill when it comes to juleps. A ginger liqueur, such as Domaine de Canton, spices up this recipe while a splash of citrus keeps it light and fresh.
|2 sprigs of mint|
|½ oz. simple syrup|
|¼ oz. lemon juice|
|2 oz. bourbon|
|1 oz. ginger liqueur|
|Sprig of mint and slice of candied ginger for garnish|
Preparation: How to make a Ginger Mint Julep
- In a mixing glass, muddle the mint and simple syrup.
- Add the remaining ingredients and stir thoroughly, then strain into a julep cup filled with crushed ice.
- Stir gently until the cup is frosted, then top with more crushed ice and garnish with the fresh mint and candied ginger.