mint julep


noun

an alcoholic drink traditionally made with bourbon, sugar, and finely cracked ice and garnished with sprigs of mint, served in a tall, frosted glass: also made with other kinds of whiskey, brandy, and sometimes rum.

Origin of mint julep

An Americanism dating back to 1800–10
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mint julep


noun

mainly US a long drink consisting of bourbon whiskey, crushed ice, sugar, and sprigs of mint
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