Kentucky Pear Mint Julep featured on Wisconsin Homemaker
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Kentucky Pear Mint Julep Recipe

Enjoy the Run for the Roses on Kentucky Derby Day with this midwest version of the classic recipe: Kentucky Pear Mint Julep.
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword 5-minutes-or-less, bourbon, Kentucky Derby, summer drink
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 serving
Calories 238kcal
Author Deborah L Melian

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup pear juice or nectar*
  • 4 mint leaves
  • 2.5 oz Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey
  • ice

Instructions

  • Gently muddle the mint leaves with 1 tbsp pear juice at the bottom of a glass.
  • Fill 3/4 of the glass with ice cubes and add the Kentucky bourbon. Stir well.
  • Splash with more pear juice and again, stir well.
  • Garnish with additional mint leaves. Serve. Enjoy!

Notes

*You'll need more or less of the pear juice or nectar, depending upon the size or volume of your glass.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 238kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Sodium: 11mg | Potassium: 161mg | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 170IU | Vitamin C: 43.1mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 0.2mg