The key to a good julep is fresh mint. You want a whole bunch of it, both to make the drink and to garnish it.
Considering there’s only an ounce of rum in this thing, you can really taste it.
It’s an easy, safe, friendly cocktail: basically sparkling lemonade with a kick.
"Pink Drink" or not, this cocktail was the choice of the powerful men who ran the various Philadelphia industries.
You can make innumerable sours using this formula, and just about all of them will be pretty good. From there, you can experiment.
A prohibition-era cocktail with a heavy dose of honey and
Real pomegranate grenadine will produce the best results.
Our weekly recommendation.
Bitters are floated atop the foamy head as a garnish.