How to Make the Perfect Lir Mint Julep Twist

How to Make the Perfect Lir Mint Julep Twist

Apr 27, 2023

Looking for a refreshing cocktail to try at home? The Lir Mint Julep Twist is the perfect choice for whiskey lovers. Made with Lir Irish Whiskey and fresh ingredients, this cocktail is a twist on the classic Mint Julep and sure to impress your guests. Here's how to make it:


  • 50ml Lir Green Crest Irish Whiskey
  • 1/2 lime, juiced
  • 10-12 fresh mint leaves
  • 1 tbsp simple syrup
  • Crushed ice
  • Mint sprig and lime wheel, for garnish


  1. Begin by placing your fresh mint leaves into a tall glass or silver julep cup. Gently muddle the mint leaves to release their oils and aroma.

  2. Add the lime juice and simple syrup to the glass and stir to combine.

  3. Fill the glass with crushed ice, then pour in the Lir Irish Whiskey.

  4. Stir the ingredients together until well combined.

  5. Top off the glass with more crushed ice and garnish with a mint sprig and lime wheel.

That's it! The Lir Mint Julep Twist is a refreshing and easy-to-make cocktail that's perfect for any occasion. And if you're looking for more cocktail ideas, be sure to check out the best Irish whiskey cocktails on our blog.  

Lir Irish Whiskey: Lir Mint Julep