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Mint Julep

The Best Mint Julep Recipes To Make For Derby Day

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 05.04.2016 | Taste
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Don't be fooled by the mint julep's sprig of mint and fancy pewter cup -- it is not a frilly cocktail. Made with a little bit of sugar, lots of ice an...

If These Hotels Did Not Exist, Neither Would These 9 Things You Love

Oyster | Posted 09.28.2016 | Travel

The Bloody Mary? First concocted in a hotel. The heart-shaped tub? Well, some of us love them -- and they, too, were first introduced in a hotel.

Mint Julep Recipes for Derby Day

Imbibe | Posted 05.01.2016 | Taste

We're off to the races come Kentucky Derby day on Saturday, and with festivities in full swing we're ready to get mixing -- Mint Juleps, of course! For us this day's a good excuse to dust off the Julep cups and crush up some ice.

LOOK: 5 New Uses For Julep Cups

The Huffington Post | Samantha Toscano | Posted 05.03.2014 | HuffPost Home

After a painfully cold winter and bumpy start to spring, it's finally time to break out the oversized hats, place your bets and pour some mint juleps ...

If You've Ever Been To The Kentucky Derby, You Know These Truths

Jan Diehm | Posted 05.02.2014 | Sports

There are two very different derbies at Churchill Downs: one in the infield and one in the grandstands. Everyone who has been to the Kentucky Derby kn...

9 Facts You Probably Didn't About The Kentucky Derby

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 05.02.2014 | Sports

"The Greatest Two Minutes In Sports" is set to kick off in Louisville, Kentucky, on Saturday. At the 140th Kentucky Derby, women will parade the most ...

Joe Satran

How To Make A Mint Julep For The Derby, In 7 GIFs | Joe Satran | Posted 05.02.2014 | Taste

Juleps look intimidating to make -- but they're actually not hard at all.

Ethan Fedida

It's The Kentucky Derby. Where Is Your Giant Hat? (PHOTOS) | Ethan Fedida | Posted 05.02.2014 | Weird News

It's the Kentucky Derby, so you know what that means: booze and bets. Oh, also hats. Here at HuffPost Weird, we're getting our debutante diva on by...

11 Recipes For Derby Day

Food52 | Posted 05.01.2014 | Taste

With the Kentucky Derby right around the corner, we've got bourbon and heavy duty snacks on the brain.

Bourbons For Derby Day! Tequilas for Cinco De Mayo!

Tony Sachs | Posted 06.29.2014 | Taste
Tony Sachs

There's more to life than tequila and bourbon, even on Cinco de Derby weekend. And on May 6, when you're margarita'd and mint julep'd out and are looking for a change of pace, you'll thank me.

The Ultimate Mint Julep

Epicurious | Posted 05.02.2013 | Taste

The classic Kentucky Derby drink requires the perfect balance of mint, sweetness and bourbon.

7 Big-Batch Cocktails for Springtime Imbibing

Imbibe | Posted 04.30.2013 | Taste

From sparkling punches to julep-filled pitchers, here are seven recipes ready for your next gathering.

14 Mint Juleps You've Got To Make For The Kentucky Derby

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 05.04.2016 | Taste

We think this iconic American cocktail deserves attention on the other 364 days of the year.

LIVE: Kentucky Derby

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 05.05.2012 | Sports

Depending on who you ask, the most important thing to know about the 138th Kentucky Derby is not whether Union Rags or Gemologist should really have b...

What To Drink For Cinco De Derby | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Like some rare astrological phenomenon, both the Kentucky Derby and Cinco de Mayo fall on Saturday. So we combed our recipe library for tequila and bourbon concoctions.

PHOTOS: Funniest Kentucky Derby Hats

Posted 04.30.2012 | Comedy

Some people look good in hats, some don't. But if you're going to the Kentucky Derby, you don't seem to have a choice; elaborate hats are the order of...

All-Time Favorite Bourbon Cocktails | Posted 11.16.2011 | Home

For once, our government did something right: In 2007, the Senate passed a resolution declaring September to be National Bourbon Heritage Month. It's ...

Summer Whiskey Cocktails | Posted 10.26.2011 | Home

Lots of otherwise-rational whiskey drinkers sadly abandon their spirit of choice when the temperature begins to rise. We call nonsense! After all, you...

Whiskey Cocktails For Father's Day | Posted 08.17.2011 | Home

If your dad is anything like ours, he enjoys a good whiskey. But he doesn't just have to sip his dram of Scotch, bourbon or rye. There are, of course,...

PHOTOS: Weirdest Kentucky Derby Hats

Posted 07.06.2011 | Comedy

Some people look good in hats, some don't. But if you're going to the Kentucky Derby, you don't seem to have a choice; elaborate hats are the order of...

The Ultimate Mint Julep Celebrates the Kentucky Derby

Liz O'Connell | Posted 07.06.2011 | Home
Liz O'Connell

The Mint Julep rules as the official Kentucky Derby cocktail. Chris Morris, Woodford Reserve's master distiller, knows his way around a mint julep and shares his ultimate recipe.

Derby Day Cocktails | Posted 07.06.2011 | Home

Saturday marks the 137th Run for the Roses, and whether or not you're a horse-racing fan, it's a day for wearing frivolous hats and drinking bourbon. ...

The Classic Mint Julep

Kitchen Daily | LeNell Smothers | Posted 07.06.2011 | Home

They say that mint was planted at Churchill Downs in Louisville so that mint juleps could be served at the very first Kentucky Derby in 1875. On Derby...

Celebrate The 2011 Kentucky Derby In Chicago

| Ashley Henshaw | Posted 07.05.2011 | Chicago

Don your best derby hat and head out for some of these fabulous parties to watch the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 7. Chicago q: This popular dow...

RECIPE: Mint Juleps by the Batch

Max Watman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Max Watman

Mint juleps are delicious drinks, and people drink them quickly. Even the host of the party needs some time to handicap the race, call in some bets, and watch the post parade. The solution is to batch them.