Our Whisky

Julep Zinger

Makes one cocktail.

  • 4 dashes chocolate bitters
  • 3 sprigs of chocolate mint
  • 1 oz chocolate mint simple syrup*
  • 1 ½ oz house ginger beer**
  • 1 ½ oz Virginia-Highland Whisky

In a glass add two springs of chocolate mint, 8 dashes of chocolate bitters and simple syrup.  Muddle in the bottom of the glass. Add ice, whisky, top with ginger beer.

*Chocolate Mint Simple Syrup: Combine 2 cups water, 2 cups granulated sugar, ½ cup chocolate mint leaves over low heat, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and cool at least 30 minutes before straining out mint leaves. Refrigerate for up to 3 weeks. Yields 3 cups.