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Cherry & Lime Mint Julep
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Cherry & Lime Mint Julep

Servings 1
Author Cooks with Cocktails


  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup sour cherries
  • 2 cups mint (or at least 10 large sprigs) FOR THE COCKTAIL
  • 1 oz cherry and mint infused simple syrup
  • 2 oz bourbon
  • 4 lime leaves
  • 1/2 lime , juiced
  • crushed ice to the top of the glass
  • splash of club soda


  • Make the simple syrup by combining all ingredients into a pot and bring to a boil. Simmer until the syrup is reduced and nice and sticky. Set aside to cool completely. Overnight if you can.
  • Add the simple syrup, the bourbon, and the mint to a glass. Muddle the mint a bit.
  • Add the juice of the lime.
  • Fill the glass to the top with crushed ice.
  • Top with club soda and garnish with a few cherries and a sprig of mint if you like.
  • Serve