How To Make A Mint Julep
May 3, 2017
NASHVILLE, Tenn (RFD-TV) The mint julep has been the traditional beverage of Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby since the 1930s. Each year, approximately 120,000 mint juleps are served over the two-day period of Kentucky’s most iconic event.
With the 143rd Run for the Roses just three days away, we couldn’t help but dive head first into one of the southern traditions that American’s celebrate in accordance with the first Saturday in May.
- 1.5 oz. of simple syrup
- Mint leaves
- Crushed ice
- 2 oz. of Town Branch Bourbon
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