Fans of sweet cocktails, get ready to lust after this boozy treat. Spiked with Diplomático Reserva Exclusiva, a Venezuelan rum, the (appropriately named) Venezuelan Julep is more than just a pretty mixed drink — it's downright delicious.
You'll definitely want to stock your bar cart with all the necessities, from fresh sprigs of mint to Instagram-worthy julep cups, because this recipe is a sure Summer hit. Read on for exactly how to whip it up yourself, and then discover the most refreshing whiskey cocktail.
- 12 mint leaves
2.5 ounces Diplomático Reserva Exclusiva
3.4 ounces simple syrup
3 dashes Angostura bitters
- Muddle mint leaves in a cocktail shaker.
- Add ice, rum, and simple syrup.
- Shake and strain over fresh ice into a julep cup.
- Add 3 dashes of Angostura bitters and garnish with fresh mint leaves.
- Drinks, Cocktails
- South American
- 1 cocktail