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ju·lep

 (jo͞o′lĭp)
n.
1. A mint julep.
2. A sweet syrupy drink, especially one to which medicine can be added.

[Middle English, a sugar syrup, from Old French, from Medieval Latin, from Arabic julāb, from Persian gulāb, rosewater : gul, rose (from Middle Persian, from Old Iranian *wr̥da-; akin to Greek rhodon, from earlier *wrodon) + āb, water (from Middle Persian, from Old Iranian *āp-, ap-; akin to Sanskrit āpas, waters).]

julep

(ˈdʒuːlɪp)
n
1. (Cookery) a sweet drink, variously prepared and sometimes medicated
2. (Brewing) chiefly US short for mint julep
[C14: from Old French, from Arabic julāb, from Persian gulāb rose water, from gul rose + āb water]

ju•lep

(ˈdʒu lɪp)

n.
2. a preparation of water and a flavored syrup, often medicated and used as a tonic.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Middle French < Arabic julāb < Persian gulāb=gul rose + āb water]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.julep - bourbon and sugar and mint over crushed icejulep - bourbon and sugar and mint over crushed ice
bourbon - whiskey distilled from a mash of corn and malt and rye and aged in charred oak barrels
highball - a mixed drink made of alcoholic liquor mixed with water or a carbonated beverage and served in a tall glass
Translations

julep

[ˈdʒuːlep] Njulepe m

julep

n
˜ Sirup m, → ˜ Saft m
? mint2
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There too the stranger is initiated into the mysteries of Gin-sling, Cock-tail, Sangaree, Mint Julep, Sherry-cobbler, Timber Doodle, and other rare drinks.
The little man stood tiptoe, and putting his head first to one side and then the other, and snuffing considerately in the directions of the various bottles, ordered at last a mint julep, in a thin and quivering voice, and with an air of great circumspection.
'Well, nephew,' he greeted me, 'do you feel as though you were seeing a ghost, or suffering from the effects of too many of Uncle Ben's juleps?'
'Juleps, I reckon,' I replied, 'for I certainly feel mighty good; but maybe it's just the sight of you again that affects me.
MINT JULEP While watching a Bond movie recently, which I am given to do quite often, I was reminded of a great cocktail that works perfectly when the weather gets a little on the warm side.
Drinks will include prohibition-style classics such as Gin Rickey (Tanqueray London Dry gin, lime juice, soda water), Mary Pickford (white rum, pineapple juice, maraschino liqueur and grenadine syrup), Mint Julep (muddled mint, Bourbon, water and sugar) and Tom Collins (gin, lemon, sugar and soda water).
The cocktail menu in Leeds features concoctions such as a Popcorn Julep (mellow corn whiskey, popcorn syrup and sage-infused salt), a Cafe Negroni made with cold brew coffee, and a Stone Fence (quince gin, goji berry and cider infusion, rose water, prosecco).
"The mint julep cocktail was around in the 1800s and the original one has cognac in it as an ingredient.
Less well known, however, is the Mint Julep. It's a Bourbon version of the Mojito, though Bourbon aficionados might balk at the notion of it being a "version" of anything.
Every paid attendee drew a Kentucky Derby Horse to cheer for in the race with a chance to win a price plus there was a Ladies Hat contest, Men's boot contest, Silent Auction, Live Auction, Photo Booth, Wine Pull, Seated dinner, complimentary wine, beer and a mint Julep toast.
Then there's Chet Atkins' version of One Mint Julep, Jorgen Ingmann's take on Apache and the Astronauts' adaptation of A Big Hunk O' Love.
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