mint julep


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mint julep

n.
A cocktail made of bourbon whiskey or sometimes brandy or rum, sugar, crushed mint leaves, and shaved ice.

mint julep

n
(Brewing) chiefly US a long drink consisting of bourbon whiskey, crushed ice, sugar, and sprigs of mint

mint′ ju′lep


n.
an alcoholic drink traditionally made with bourbon, sugar, finely cracked ice, and sprigs of mint.
[1800–10, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mint julep - bourbon and sugar and mint over crushed icemint julep - 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
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