Tupelo Mint Julep

We're serving up our favorite Tupelo Mint Julep recipe for the Kentucky Derby this year. With only a few key elements, the best Mint Juleps are made with quality ingredients. Start with a smooth, full bodied bourbon like Savannah 88, and use your favorite honey to sweeten to taste. Tupelo Honey is a delicious, buttery sweetener for bourbon based beverages. Get ready for the Triple Crown with this impressive libation that's perfect for the races.

Tupelo Honey Mint Julep

You'll Need: 

2.5 oz Bourbon

1 Tbsp Tupelo Honey

Seltzer water

Crushed ice

Fresh mint 


  • Add Tupelo Honey to the bourbon and stir until honey dissolves
  • Pour over mint.  (Do not over-muddle your mint, just clap it one time!)
  • Top with Seltzer water and crushed ice 
  • Garnish with a sprig of mint