nutritional information

Per 1-cup serving:

  • Calories: 186
  • Protein: <1 g
  • Total Fat: <1 g
  • Saturated Fat: <1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 15 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Sodium: 5 mg
  • Fiber: <1 g
  • Sugar: 14 g
Vegan Gluten-Free

Sage Julep

Serves 6

In this twist on the Kentucky classic, sage stands in for mint, and Meyer lemons 
are added for a unique winter cocktail.
  • 36 fresh sage leaves, 30 torn in half (½ cup), 6 left whole for garnish
  • 5 Meyer lemons or regular lemons, 3 quartered, 2 sliced for garnish
  • 6 Tbs. light brown sugar
  • 12 oz. bourbon or unsweetened iced tea
  • 6 oz. seltzer water (¾ cup)

1. Chill 6 tumblers in freezer.

2. Make each drink individually by placing 10 sage leaf halves, 2 lemon quarters, and 1 Tbs. brown sugar in shaker. Mash together with muddler or back of spoon 
30 seconds, or until aromatic.

3. Add 4 ice cubes, and top with 2 oz. bourbon and 
1 oz. seltzer. Shake well.

4. Fill chilled tumbler with crushed ice. Strain julep mixture from shaker over ice, and garnish with Meyer lemon slice and sage leaf.

December 2013 p.40

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