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Classic Mint Julep Recipe

This classic Mint Julep recipe is the perfect Kentucky Derby Cocktail. Learn about the best bourbon to use, its ingredients and history. 

Looking for other Derby Day party food or drinks?  For an alternative drink, try these Classic Gin & Tonics, Jam Cocktails in Mason Jars, or White Wine Sangria

For some amazing Derby Day appetizers, try my Pimento Cheese Arancini, Stuffed Cherry Peppers Wrapped with Bacon, Ham and Cheese Pinwheels with “Everything” Bagel Seasoning or Filet Mignon Bites with Creamy Horseradish Sauce. 

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