05/01/2012 09:29 am ET Updated Aug 31, 2012

How To Cocktail: The Mint Julep (Video)

No matter which horse you're rooting for, it just wouldn't be the Kentucky Derby without a Mint Julep. The icy-cold concoction is the perfect combination of mint, bourbon and a touch of sweetness.

The drink is so good that we enjoy it all summer long. In fact, the hotter it is, the better the Mint Julep tastes. To help you master this classic cocktail in time for the Run for the Roses, we got top bartender and advisory board member Dushan Zaric to make this short video tutorial.

Watch the video now. Cheers!

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