Peppermint Julep

Peppermint Julep by

Kelli Smith and Erin Barnett


Serves 2


  • 1 cup crushed ice
  • 1 oz. peppermint simple syrup
  • 2-3 oz. cranberry ginger ale
  • 1 sprig fresh mint
  • 1 candy cane, for garnish


  • Add peppermint simple syrup to the bottom of a glass.
  • Add ice.
  • Pour in the cranberry ginger ale.
  • Add fresh mint and candy cane for garnish.

Fill a glass with ice and serve the cocktail from a clear ornament. For some extra holiday flair, we added fresh cranberries and rimmed the glass with crushed peppermint.