Louisville Jockey Club Julep

Louisville Jockey Club Julep Cocktail

Base Spirit: Bourbon / American Whiskey

Served: On the Rocks

Strength: Medium

Difficulty: Complicated

Flavor Profile: Fruity/Citrus-forward, Sweet

About the Louisville Jockey Club Julep Cocktail

This banana puree julep doesn’t monkey around.

Ingredients in the Louisville Jockey Club Julep Cocktail

Garnish: Mint sprig

Glass: Julep cup

How to make the Louisville Jockey Club Julep Cocktail

Add all the ingredients to a Julep cup filled with ice. Swizzle, and top with crushed ice. Garnish with a mint sprig.

*Spiced Banana Syrup

  • 2 cups Sugar
  • 16 oz Water
  • 3 Cinnamon sticks*
  • .5 tsp Grated nutmeg
  • Banana puree (make your own or use frozen, such as Perfect Puree of Napa Valley)

Add the sugar, water and cinnamon to a saucepan over low heat. Simmer for 1 hour. Add the nutmeg and simmer for another hour. Fine-strain to remove the cinnamon and any other solids, and measure the amount of liquid. Stir in an equal volume of banana puree and let cool to room temperature.

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