Mixing a perfect mint julep for the Kentucky Derby

Ahead of Derby Day, we’re showing you how to mix your own Woodford Reserve Mint Julep over pebble ice.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (QC Life) - A classic American cocktail, the mint julep has been the official drink of the Kentucky Derby since 1938.

Ahead of Derby Day, we’re showing you how to mix your own Woodford Reserve Mint Julep over pebble ice.

Recipe:

  • 2 oz Woodford Reserve Bourbon
  • Mint
  • Powdered sugar
  • 2 oz water

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