Oak Alley’s Famous Mint Julep! Oak Alley Mint Syrup Perfect to add to your iced tea or a refreshing Mint Julep. Ingredients: Simple syrup, bourbon, mint leaves Simple Syrup: 2 cups mint leaves, 1 cup sugar, 1 cup water Place water sugar and slightly crushed mint leaves in a pot. Heat until sugar dissolves. Strain. Pour 1 oz. of this mixture (simple syrup) in a zombie glass or silver goblet. Fill with crushed ice, stir until ice dissolves some, add crushed ice and bourbon to top of glass. Stir until frosty. Garnish with a sprig of mint and serve. Purchase a bottle of mint syrup already made! You will understand why you have heard that Southerners sit on the veranda and sip their mint juleps!