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  • Writer's pictureMary Ann

Kentucky Derby Refreshing Mint Julep Recipe

Watch the greatest two minutes in sports while drinking the refreshing Mint Julep, the traditional cocktail of the Kentucky Derby for nearly a century.  Refine this classic Kentucky recipe by using Tullamore D.E.W., a smooth, triple blended, triple distilled Irish whiskey.

½ parts Fresh Lemon Juice

¼ parts Rich Demerara Syrup

8 Mint Leaves

2 Lemon Wedges

3 Brandied Cherries

Add Tullamore D.E.W., Lemon Juice and syrup to a shaker with ice. Shake and strain over glass filled with fresh pebble ice. Garnish with lemon wedges, mint leaves and cherries.


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