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Blackberry Mint Julep Recipe

Blackberry mint julep recipe, a summer twist on a traditional mint julep combining fresh blackberries mint and julep for a twist on this classic.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Cocktail
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2
Author: Angela Roberts


  • 4 ounces bourbon
  • ice
  • 1/3 cup frozen blackberries or fresh
  • 6-10 sprigs fresh mint plus more for garnish
  • juice from squeeze of lemon
  • 4 sugar cubes


  • Defrost blackberries
  • Put mint, lemon, blackberries in shaker.
  • Muddle until blackberries are completely smashed.
  • Add bourbon, ice and shake.
  • Pour into two glasses filled with ice, making sure to use a sieve to prevent blackberry seeds.
  • You might want to use crushed ice. I used giant ice cubes.
  • Garnish with mint and a blackberry.