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No, there’s no substitute for the real thing, but one often finds the afternoon hot and the mint absent, so what’s a julep lover to do? Old Forester has been bottling pre-made, ready-to-drink mint juleps for years, and should this… Continue reading ? The post Review: Old Forester Mint Julep appeared first on Drinkhacker.
Although Mint Julep’s are thought of for Kentucky Derby Day, the actual Mint Julep Day is May 30. Here are several places to get your Mint Julep on. Davio’s Their concoction is unique Basil Mint Juelep. This will be served throughout the Month of May. Lumen at The Ritz-Carlton Atlanta downtown is offering a “southern […]
This fabulous fete is proof that a formal wedding can be loads of fun. From personalized mint juleps, to a watercolor guest book, to competitive cornhole toss, this elegant affair is overflowing with entertainment. Caroline Frost Photography was behind the lens snapping every bit of merriment and the gallery is the perfect place to see it […]
Head to the Navy Yard on Friday night or Saturday afternoon. Summer unofficially kicks off this weekend, and with it the season of outdoor eating and drinking. To the perennial list of beer gardens, rooftop bars, and rosé-swilling sidewalk...Show More Summary
The mint julep is all but synonymous with the Kentucky Derby. How exactly did that happen? It's a long story that starts in the Antebellum South.
Break out the celebratory mint juleps! American Pharoah (and yes, that's how the horse likes to spell it) won the 141st Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., Saturday afternoon. Get the scoop on 35 must-watch finales! Ridden by Victor Espinoza and trained by Bob Baffert, American... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Kentucky Derby
The Kentucky Derby--dubbed "the most exciting two minutes in sports--is perhaps the true mark of spring. People flock by the dozens to sip mint juleps, break out their most ostentatious hats and revel in the sun during the horse race at Churchill Downs, in Louisville. Show More Summary
Run for the roses? It’s more like fun for the roses, at least as far as Johnny Weir’s head goes. The NBC commentator arrived for his Kentucky Derby duties along with his TV partner, Tara Lipinski, and from the top bud on his head to the tips of his toes, he was utterly fabulous. In […]
The Kentucky Derby is the one weekend a year that epitomizes Southern Charm—and thank goodness it’s finally here! This classic springtime event has us ready to sip on a mint julep and don our prettiest of hats. So we’ve upped the stakes with some of the loveliest Derby-esque details around, which just so happen to make the perfect wedding inspiration. […]
Put on a hat, grab a mint julep, and become the best-informed person at your Derby party.
4.33 / 5 Stars | 39 Reviews by jenn "Sit on the front porch in your rocking chair on a sultry afternoon and sip on one or two of these. The proper way to serve a mint julep is in a frozen silver goblet, but you can use glasses instead--just...Show More Summary
When you think about the Kentucky Derby, what flavors come to mind? A refreshing mint julep? Pillowy biscuits propping up salty glazed ham? The sweet tang of pickled shrimp? Or how about…tamales? As radio journalist Tina Antolini discovered,...Show More Summary
What time does the 2015 Kentucky Derby start on May 2, and how can you watch the annual horse race online? Get your mint julep ready — live coverage of the 141st running of the annual horse race starts at 4 p.m. ET, and there are several...Show More Summary
Saturday, May 2 is the Run for the Roses, the best two minutes in sports, the chance to wear the most spectacular hats, the excuse to drink Mint Juleps that one day a year... it's the Kentucky Derby.At Crew Bar + Grill that means the...Show More Summary
This year marks the first time in nearly two decades that the Kentucky Derby will sell true Mint Juleps. Heads up to anyone who has attended the Kentucky Derby in the last 18 years. Guess what? That Mint Julep you've likely guzzled, it wasn't a real Mint Julep. Tomorrow marks an important break from tradition for the Derby. Show More Summary
We all know that the official, real deal drink of the Derby is the Mint Julep. Any suggestion otherwise borders on blasphemy within the Commonwealth of Kentucky, and is most likely met with reluctance elsewhere. Realizing full well that not… Continue reading ? The post Recipe: 2015 Kentucky Derby Cocktails appeared first on Drinkhacker.
"By mid-afternoon," wrote Hunter Thompson of the classic Kentucky Derby beverage, "they’ll be guzzling mint juleps with both hands and vomiting on each other between races." [ more › ]
After draining too many mint juleps during Saturday’s Kentucky Derby, then staying up too late with the Mayweather/Pacquiao bout, you can bring yourself back to cultural heel with Richard Flanagan’s appearance at Politics and Prose. The charming, self-deprecating Australian novelist won last year’s Man Booker for “The Narrow Road to the Deep North,” the half-century […]
Where will you be during the two most exciting minutes in sports Saturday? If you won't be at Churchill Downs for the Kentucky Derby, make sure you've got a clear view of the starting gate on television, and a mint julep in your hand. Wearing the most outrageous hat you own will also help set the...