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Whisky Ginger Julep & Some Whisky Tasting

The Whisky Ginger Julep is a fascinating blend of whisky, ginger liqueur, mint and Prosecco. A cunning spin off from the classic Julep. Give your taste buds something to natter about.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Alcoholic Drink, Cocktail
Cuisine: American
Keyword: ginger julep, julep, sparkling julep, whiskey, whisky drink
Servings: 1
Author: Jane Saunders


  • 12 Large fresh mint leaves
  • 2 Sugar cubes (demerara or brown) - or 2 tsp demerera sugar
  • 30 ml/ 2/3 part Whisky (I used Scotch Whisky)
  • 15 ml/ 1/3 part Ginger Liqueur - I used The Kings Ginger Liqueur
  • 45 ml/ 1 part Prosecco
  • Ice - crushed or cubed


  • Mint sprig


  • Begin by lightly crushing the sugar cubes and place in the bottom of the glass
  • Add the mint leaves and the ginger liqueur. Gently muddle using a cocktail muddler or the end of a small rolling pin
  • Add the ice
  • Pour in the whisky. Stir briefly
  • Carefully top the drink with the Prosecco
  • Add more ice if there is room in the glass and garnish with a sprig of fresh mint and a sip straw
  • Serve immediately