Sep 14, 2011 Mint Julep One of the first mixed drinks, the mint-laden julep was popularized on 18th-century Southern plantations. This recipe first appeared in our October 2011 issue, along with Rebecca Barry's article Whiskey Rebellion. Beverages Whiskey & Bourbon Cocktail Party Summer Easy Recipes Leave a Comment Save Recipe Print Email Enlarge Credit: Todd Coleman MAKES 1 COCKTAILINGREDIENTS¾ oz. simple syrup10 mint leaves, plus a sprig3 oz. bourbon, such as Angel's EnvyINSTRUCTIONSMuddle syrup and mint leaves in a julep glass. Fill halfway with crushed ice; add bourbon. Stir to chill; fill with more ice. Garnish with sprig. Save Recipe Print Email This article was first published in Saveur in Issue #141 Subscribe now More from Saveur.com Perfect Summer Picnic Fare Figs Herbal Cocktails Holiday Appetizers Fried Finger Food Recipes Related Links Recipes The Al Capone White Whiskey Punch Bourbon Cider Brown Derby Greenpoint Hot Coconut Milk Punch La La Lola Manhattan Seelbach Whiskey Sour Your Comments Please log in to leave a comment. Not a member yet? Sign up here. User Name * Password * Forgot your user name or password?