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Rum Julep Recipe

Forget About the Moscow Mule — This Summer Is All About the Rum Julep

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.

Venezuelan Julep

Diplomático Rum

Rum Julep Recipe


  1. 12 mint leaves
    Crushed ice
    2.5 ounces Diplomático Reserva Exclusiva
    3.4 ounces simple syrup
    3 dashes Angostura bitters


  1. Muddle mint leaves in a cocktail shaker.
  2. Add ice, rum, and simple syrup.
  3. Shake and strain over fresh ice into a julep cup.
  4. Add 3 dashes of Angostura bitters and garnish with fresh mint leaves.
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