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Arts and Entertainment Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014 6 years ago

Day Drinking: Maple Julep

by: John Day

Hello, and welcome to's newest video series, "Day Drinking."  In each episode I, John Day, will teach you to make top-shelf craft cocktails from the comfort of your own home.

In our debut episode, we're making a Maple Julep, which uses maple syrup to give a classic drink an autumn twist. Let's get started.

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You will need:

  • 2 oz. bourbon
  • 1 oz. maple syrup
  • 2 mint sprigs
  • ice


  • Add maple syrup and mint sprigs to a cocktail shaker and crush with a muddler.
  • Add bourbon and ice.
  • Shake for 10 to 15 seconds.
  • Strain into glass filled with ice.
  • Garnish with mint leaves.
  • Enjoy


- John Day

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