- 2 oz. Old Forester Rye Whisky
- 0.75 oz. Birch Beer Syrup*
- 1 dropper Old Forester Smoked Cinnamon Bitters
- 8 Mint Leaves
The Birch Julep is a playful twist on a southern classic, this variation emphasizes the sassafras and citrus notes in Old Forester Rye by bringing Birch Beer Syrup into the mix.
Combine ingredients in mixing glass. Muddle leaves. Strain liquid over crushed ice. Swizzle with a bar spoon. Garnish with mint, candied lemon peel, and rootbeer candy stick. *Birch Beer Syrup – 1 can (12 oz) Birch Beer reduced to 50% on med/low heat + ½ cup Light Brown Sugar