The Mint Julep is an iconic bourbon cocktail that is so good, you’ll want to celebrate the Kentucky Derby every weekend. With a delicious balance of sweet, spicy, and herbal, the Mint Julep cocktail can be enjoyed all year long. Regardless of your prowess behind the bar, it is incredibly easy to make and only requires a few ingredients. Pro tip: Don’t skimp on the crushed ice. Take the time to create a nice mound of crushed ice before you start pouring!