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Hennessy Mint Julep

Hennessy Mint Julep

Hennessy Mint Julep

  • cognac
  • Level: Easy
  • Prep: 3 min
Inextricably linked to the Kentucky Derby, this icy summer drink is also synonymous with the American South. Hennessy V.S.O.P Privilège reminds us of its iconic status.


  • 1.75 Hennessy V.S.O.P Privilège
  • 8 mint leaves
  • ½ oz simple syrup
  • Fresh mint on branch to garnish


  • Ice cube tray
  • Julep strainer

How to Mix

  1. Place the mint leaves in a tall Julep glass and gently press with a pestle to release flavors.
  2. Add the other ingredients along with crushed ice.
  3. Mix vigorously with a barspoon.
  4. Complete with crushed ice to fill and garnish with a sprig of mint.

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