You may find it difficult to order a Mint Julep while out at a bar because many bartenders are not familiar with the drink or don't keep fresh mint or simple syrup on hand.
I've also been deprived of the pleasure of a well made mint julep.
To make this quintessential southern drink, learn more about the Mint Julep and simple syrup, as well as the other ingredients and history behind this cocktail.
The bourbon Early Times is used to make the official Derby Julep.
There are four ingredients required to make a Mint Julep.