the most exciting two minutes in sports

>> 4.29.2010

the most exciting two minutes in sports is none other than the kentucky derby! and the most traditionally drink to have in hand this saturday {may 1st} is a mint julep. did you know that... that each year almost 120,000 juleps are served at churchill downs during derby weekend. here is how to we make it here in kentucky...

ky derby mint julep recipe

1 t. confectioners sugar
fresh mint leaves
3 ounces kentucky bourbon
crushed ice
mint sprig, for garnish

place sugar, about 5 mint leaves and half an ounce of bourbon in bottom of chilled glass or cup. muddle or crush the mint to create a thick, green paste in glass. add one handful of finely crushed ice. pour remaining bourbon over ice. add more crushed ice, mounding to top of cup + add fresh mint sprig.

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