The Mint Julep - a far more popular and flexible formula than it is today - as made by Mr. Redding, who kept the Pearl Street House in Louisville twenty years before the Civil War.
Port Taylor's 10 Years Old Tawny 1 oz. (3cl)
Larressingle VSOP Armagnac 1 oz. (3cl)
Appleton Estate Reserve Rum 1 oz. (3cl)
Mineral Water 1/2 oz. (1,5cl)
Superfine Sugar 1 1/2 teaspoon
5 Mint Leaves
Recipe: In a highball or julep mug gently muddle the mint, sugar, and water. Fill the glass with cracked ice, add the Port, Armagnac and the Rum and stir well until the glass is frost. Add more ice to form a cone above the rim.
Garnish: Mint bouquet, red berries and a straw.
Glass: Moscow mule mug