Blackberry Mint Julep

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This Blackberry Mint Julep is made with a blackberry simple syrup, fresh blackberries, lemon juice, mint and Maker’s Mark® whisky for a refreshing beverage suitable for a hot summer day or The Big Race in May.



  1. Make your blackberry simple syrup on the stovetop by bringing 1 cup water, 1 cup sugar and 1 cup blackberries to a low simmer for 3 minutes. Smash the blackberries. Let cool for 15 minutes and strain.
  2. Add the 2 parts Maker’s Mark® whisky, 1/2 part blackberry simple syrup, 1/2 part lemon juice, 6 mint leaves, and 3 blackberries in a glass.
  3. Muddle the mint and blackberries to infuse the flavors into your beverage.
  4. Fill glass with ice.
  5. Garnish with a mint sprig.