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Kentucky Derby Party Dishes Inspired by Horse Food
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Kentucky Derby Party Dishes Inspired by Horse Food

The Kentucky Derby is finally set to run this Saturday after its first postponement since 1945. We...

10 Best Bourbons to Sip in Honor of the Kentucky Derby
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10 Best Bourbons to Sip in Honor of the Kentucky Derby

The 2020 Kentucky Derby will finally go off this Saturday, Sept. 5. It may be on the wrong side of...

13 Reasons to Keep a Bottle of Bourbon in Your Kitchen
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13 Reasons to Keep a Bottle of Bourbon in Your Kitchen

Take a glance at these sweet and savory recipes using bourbon and you'll realize that cocktails are...

The History of the Mint Julep
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The History of the Mint Julep

Think you know the history of the mint julep? Pour yourself a glass and read all about the surprising...

What Is the Difference Between a Mojito and a Mint Julep?
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What Is the Difference Between a Mojito and a Mint Julep?

On the marquee: mojito vs mint julep. Is there a clear winner? Is there even that much of a difference...

11 Delicious Mint Cocktails That Aren't Juleps
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11 Delicious Mint Cocktails That Aren't Juleps

The Kentucky Derby may be synonymous with bourbon-heavy mint juleps, but there are plenty of other...

Trophy-Worthy Mint Julep Cups for Kentucky Derby Day
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Trophy-Worthy Mint Julep Cups for Kentucky Derby Day

It's just about Kentucky Derby time. That one exhilarating Saturday in May when we all pretend to...

Thoroughbred Dishes and Cocktails for Kentucky Derby Day
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Thoroughbred Dishes and Cocktails for Kentucky Derby Day

Two minutes—the Kentucky Derby, in early May, might be over before you even finish making your first...

Kentucky Derby Recipes

Mint Julep 109 Saves

Mint Julep

A classic cocktail recipe of bourbon, mint, and a little sugar served over crushed ice, the mint julep...

Cherry Picker 58 Saves

Cherry Picker

Balanced and boozy with Cherry Heering, bourbon, Punt e Mes, and lemon juice.

Old Fashioned Cocktail 191 Saves

Old Fashioned Cocktail

Learn to make an Old Fashioned, one of America's oldest cocktails. The base for this drink is rye...

Bourbon Cocktail 100 Saves

Bourbon Cocktail

A more complex Bourbon Sour made with Bénédictine and a little Cointreau.

Basil and Rye 80 Saves

Basil and Rye

This cocktail is part Mojito (in style) and part Julep (in taste), with basil replacing the mint for...

Ward Eight 96 Saves

Ward Eight

A unique variation on a classic Sour made with rye, lemon juice, orange juice, and grenadine.

Bourbon Sour 70 Saves

Bourbon Sour

No sweet-and-sour mix here—just fresh lemon juice, simple syrup, and bourbon shaken with an egg white...