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Moroccan Classic Julep

Courtesy of Jupiter Olympus

The Moroccan Classic Julep.

Want a Moroccan twist on the classic mint julep? Morgan Schick of Jupiter Olympus in San Francisco created this minty-fresh julep using Anchor Distilling's Hirsch Small Batch Reserve, and a moroccan tea ice cube.

Ingredients

For the drink

  • 2 Ounces Hirsch Small Batch Reserve
  • 1/2 Ounce grade B maple syrup
  • Moroccan mint tea ice

For the Moroccan mint tea ice

  • 1 Liter Moroccan mint tea

Directions

For the drink

Build in metal cup. Stir slightly. Add ice, stirring until cup is frosted.

Garnish with cluster of mint sprigs dusted in powdered sugar. Serve with straws.

For the Moroccan mint tea ice

Brew 1 liter Moroccan mint tea. Brew strong, but careful not to let over-steep. Freeze in tupperware. When frozen solid, chip into chunks, wrap in dish towel, and crush with mallet or rolling pin until reduced to fine shards. Makes 4-5 drinks.