5 from 1 vote

Mint Julep Cocktail

A delicious twist on the classic derby drink, this refreshing Mint Julep Lemonade will be your favorite summer drink!
Course Drink
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 cocktail
Calories 216kcal
Author Erin Indahl-Fink


  • 2 ounces Kentucky Bourbon (like Woodford Reserve)
  • 1 ounce simple syrup
  • 1 ounce lemon juice fresh squeezed
  • 4-5 Mint leaves muddled
  • 1/2 cup Lemon sparkling water cold


  • In the bottom of a cocktail shaker, add the mint leaves and muddle. Fill the cocktail shaker with ice. Add the bourbon, simple syrup, and lemon juice. Fit the cocktail shaker with a tight-fitting lid and shake vigorously.
  • Fill a glass with ice, and pour the cocktail over the ice. Top off the cocktail with the lemon sparkling water. Garnish glass with a lemon slice and mint sprig, if desired. Enjoy right away while cold.


Calories: 216kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Sodium: 68mg | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 170IU | Vitamin C: 12.2mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 1.2mg