Mint Julep Iced Tea

Southern sweet tea gets a bourbon boost in this creative take on the mint julep.

Refreshing and not nearly as potent as the real thing.

Serves: 10 Save

Ingredients (6)

  • 12 to 16 mint sprigs, plus more for garnish
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/3 cup bourbon
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 recipe Southern Sweet Tea
  • 1 lemon, sliced


  1. Lightly crush mint leaves with sugar in a serving pitcher. Add bourbon, lemon juice, Southern Sweet Tea and sliced lemon. Serve over crushed ice. Garnish each serving with a sprig of mint.


This Cuban classic Mojito is a refreshing mix of crisp, white rum, sparkling soda water, fresh, zesty lime and fragrant mint leaves. Balancing the rum's smooth warmth with the lime's citrusy tang and the mint's cool, herbal notes, it promises to burst a tropical bliss!

Ingredients (5)

  • 2 oz. Captain Morgan White Rum
  • 0.75 oz. Lime Juice
  • 0.75 oz. Sugar Syrup
  • 2 oz. Soda Water
  • 10 Mint Leaves

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