Tequila Twist on a Mint Julep

Tequila Twist on a Mint Julep

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes

Category: Cocktails, Drinks, Food

Cuisine: Cocktail

Servings: 1 Person



  • 1 tbsp of Lemon Juice
  • 1 tbsp of Honey
  • 10 Mint Leaves
  • 1 Small piece of Ginger
  • 2 ounces of Tequila
  • Carbonated Water


  1. Grate ginger on a microplane.
  2. Squeeze juice from grated ginger into a shaker, throw away ginger.
  3. Place 10 mint leaves into the glass.
  4. Then pour 1tbsp of lemon juice and 1 tbsp of honey into the shaker.
  5. Fill shaker with ice and then proceed to shake to help break up the mint to release the mint oils.
  6. Strain liquid into a prepared glass of ice and serve with a sprig of mint.


Wear gloves when squeezing ginger if you have sensitive hands, as the ginger will burn your hands for a little bit after squeezing the juice,  I learned the hard way.

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