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Mint Juleps For Derby Day

Posted: 05/04/2012 9:23 am

Saturday is Derby Day, which means it's time to make some Mint Juleps! The pre-Prohibition refresher has long been the official cocktail of the Kentucky Derby, and even if thoroughbreds, frou-frou hats and pastel-colored suits aren't your thing, it's still reason enough to raise a julep cup -- especially with one of these Derby Day-inspired sippers in hand. And for tips on making the perfect Mint Julep, click here.

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Kick back with a julep of a different sort with this spearmint-flecked version that introduces genever, white Port and Italian amaro to the glass. Click here for the recipe.

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