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the cocktail lavender basil julep with bourbon whiskey

Lavender Basil Julep

A riff on the classic mint julep cocktail
Keyword bourbon, cocktails, Kentucky Derby, mint julep, spring cocktails, whiskey
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1 drink


  • jigger
  • muddler
  • stirrer
  • short glass or Julep cup


  • 2 oz Rabbit Hole whiskey
  • ½ oz lavender syrup
  • 8 leaves basil
  • 1 cup crushed ice


  • Add lavender syrup & basil leaves to the glass.
  • Lightly muddle the leaves for 4-5 times.
  • Pour in the bourbon.
  • Fill the glass with crushed ice.
  • Stir to let the ice melt and pack in more ice.
  • Garnish with a basil sprig and enjoy!