Sweet Tea Mint Julep

Sweet Tea Mint Julep

Sweet Tea

Race Day is galloping our way: the world-famous horse race will take place May 6 in Louisville, Kentucky.  To celebrate “The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports,” we’ve given the Mint Julep, the most famous Race Day cocktail, a Southern Pure Leaf twist!  Here’s a recipe for a Sweet Tea Mint Julep perfect to serve on Race Day!

 Quick Info



  • 12-16 mint springs
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • ½ cup Bourbon
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 quarts Pure Leaf Sweet Tea



Crush the mint leaves and muddle with sugar in a serving pitcher.  Add in the bourbon, lemon juice, and Pure Leaf Sweet Tea.  Pour into a glass over ice, add a garnish of mint leaves, and serve the perfect Southern cocktail to your guests!