Cognac Julep

  • Yield: 1 servings
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins

According to cocktail lore, the legendary Mint Julep cocktail was first made with Cognac before Kentucky Bourbon edged it out as the spirit of choice.


6-- mint leaves
1teaspoon sugar syrup
2ounces Cognac
-- Crushed ice


  1. Place mint leaves in a short tumbler; press with a muddler or the back of a spoon to break up leaves and release the mint’s fragrance.
  2. Stir in sugar syrup. Fill the glass halfway with crushed ice; add Cognac and stir well to make the glass frosty.

Recipe by Wini Moranville

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 150
  • Glycemic Load 0
  • Fat 0g
  • Saturated Fat 0g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 5mg
  • Potassium 5mg
  • Carbohydrate 6g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Sugars 0g
  • Protein 0g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Iron 0%