mint julep

mint julep
an alcoholic drink traditionally made with bourbon, sugar, and finely cracked ice and garnished with sprigs of mint, served in a tall, frosted glass: also made with other kinds of whiskey, brandy, and sometimes rum.
[1800-10, Amer.]

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  • Mint Julep — im Glas Der Mint Julep ist ein alkoholischer Cocktail aus Minze, Bourbon Whiskey, Zucker oder Zuckersirup und zerstoßenen Eiswürfeln (crushed ice). Traditionell wird er in einem Silber oder Zinnbecher serviert und mit einem Minzestängel garniert …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mint julep — Mint Mint (m[i^]nt), n. [AS. minte, fr. L. mentha, Gr. mi nqa, mi nqh.] (Bot.) The name of several aromatic labiate plants, mostly of the genus {Mentha}, yielding odoriferous essential oils by distillation. See {Mentha}. [1913 Webster] Note:… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mint julep — Julep Ju lep (j[=u] l[e^]p), n. [F., fr. Sp. julepe, fr. Ar. & Per. jul[=a]b, jull[=a]b, fr. Per. gul[=a]b rose water and julep; gul rose + [=a]b water.] [1913 Webster] 1. A refreshing drink flavored with aromatic herbs; especially (Med.), a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mint julep — n AmE a drink in which alcohol and sugar are mixed with ice and mint leaves are added …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • mint julep — ☆ mint julep n. a frosted drink consisting of bourbon or brandy, sugar, and mint leaves in a tall glass packed with crushed ice …   English World dictionary

  • Mint julep — For the film, see Mint Julep (film). Mint julep Type Mixed drink Primary alcohol by volume Bourbon whiskey Served …   Wikipedia

  • Mint julep — Un Mint Julep Le mint julep est un cocktail alcoolisé généralement associé à la gastronomie du Sud des États Unis. Ce cocktail est traditionnellement créé à partir de quatre ingrédients : menthe, bourbon, sucre et eau. Les feuilles de menthe …   Wikipédia en Français

  • mint julep — noun bourbon and sugar and mint over crushed ice • Syn: ↑julep • Hypernyms: ↑highball • Substance Meronyms: ↑bourbon * * * ˌmint ˈjulep 7 [mint julep] …   Useful english dictionary

  • mint julep — UK [ˌmɪnt ˈdʒulɪp] / US [ˌmɪnt ˈdʒuːlɪp] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms mint julep : singular mint julep plural mint juleps mainly American an alcoholic drink made from whisky, sugar, ice, and mint leaves …   English dictionary

  • Mint Julep (film) — Mint Julep is a 2010 romance film written, directed, and produced by Wisconsin filmmakers Ian Teal and Kathy Fehl, starring David Morse, Angelica Torn, and James Gandolfini. It is set in small town North Carolina and follows the struggling… …   Wikipedia

  • mint julep — mint ju|lep [ ,mınt dʒu:lıp ] noun count or uncount an alcoholic drink made from WHISKEY, sugar, ice, and mint leaves …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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