The history of the Jocose Julep is not clear. It seems to have been created during Prohibition, but it has not been proven. It was first mentioned in print in 1922, so it is believed to have emerged during the Prohibition era. It would have been created as a way to make use of fruit juice that was left over from pre-prohibtion cocktails.
With Jocose Julep, you can get the most flavorful cocktail with just 3 simple steps. First, choose your flavor of Bourbon whiskey. Then, add some Green crème de menthe and fresh lime juice and mix in a shaker. Finally, add some soda, mint leaves and syrup for added taste.
2 ½ ounce) Bourbon whiskey
½ ounce Green crème de menthe
1 ounce Fresh Lime Juice
½ ounce Simple Syrup
5 Fresh mint leaves
Fresh mint sprig
1. Combine first five ingredients in blender without ice until smooth.
2. Pour into ice-filled Collins glass.
3. Fill with soda water and stir.
4. Garnish with mint sprig.
5. Serve in a Collins Glass.