Julep Zinger

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The Mix

Makes one cocktail.

  • 1 ½ oz VHW Port Cask Finished Whisky 
  • 4-5 ice cubes (or ¾ julep glass of crushed ice) 
  • 1 ½ oz chocolate mint syrup* 
  • 2 oz ginger beer 
  • 8 drops chocolate bitters 
  • Mint leaves 

Pour VHW Port Cask Finished Whisky and chocolate mint syrup into a Julep cup. Muddle in 2-3 mint leaves.  Add chocolate bitters. Top with crushed ice and ginger beer. Stir, garnish with a mint leaf and serve. 

*Recipe for chocolate mint syrup: Combine 1 cup water, 1 cup sugar and ¼ cup chocolate mint leaves over low heat, stirring until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat and let steep 15 minutes. Cool before serving. Store for up to 2 weeks. Yields 1 ½ cups 

Virginia Distillery Co.

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