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The Best Bourbons for the Kentucky Derby
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The Best Bourbons for the Kentucky Derby

There was a time that bourbon could only be called bourbon if it hailed from Bourbon County, Kentucky...

What Is the Difference Between Bourbon and Whiskey?
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What Is the Difference Between Bourbon and Whiskey?

Bourbon and whiskey both taste great in a cocktail and, when mixed together, make for one hell of...

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 Reasons to Keep a Bottle of Bourbon in Your Kitchen
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11 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...

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...

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

The Kentucky Derby is this Saturday and while preparing a traditional Southern feast sounds like a...

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

Frisco Cocktail 34 Saves

Frisco Cocktail

A classic Frisco cocktail, with rye whiskey and Bénédictine liqueur.

Bourbon Steak Sandwich 313 Saves

Bourbon Steak Sandwich

Make good use of those leftovers by throwing together a bourbon steak sandwich with roasted peppers...

Bourbon Old Fashioned Milkshake 88 Saves

Bourbon Old Fashioned Milkshake

This milkshake version of an Old Fashioned cocktail combines creamy vanilla ice cream with bourbon...

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...

Little Italy 66 Saves

Little Italy

The Italian bitter cynar is used instead of angostura for a slightly more bitter take on a Manhattan...