The Only Honey Mint Julep Recipe You'll Need

The Only Honey Mint Julep Recipe You'll Need

It's Mint Julep season in the South so we asked Laura Kimball of TruBee Honey for her favorite Mint Julep recipe—of course, it includes Trubee Honey!

Honey Mint Julep


  • 2 Tablespoons - boiling water, (easiest to pour from a kettle)
  • 8 - mint leaves
  • 1-1/2 Tablespoons - TruBee Honey
  • 2 oz. - bourbon (or whiskey)
  • Crushed ice
  • Mint sprigs, for garnish

Pour boiling water from a kettle or pot into a small bowl. Add mint leaves; stir until wilted. Add honey; stir until dissolved. Let mixture stand until cool; strain and discard mint. Combine 2 oz. bourbon with honey mint syrup. Pour bourbon mixture over crushed ice in frosted tumbler or tall glass. Garnish with mint sprigs.