Woodford Reserve® 2018 Kentucky Derby® Mint Julep

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Woodford Reserve® 2018 Kentucky Derby® Mint Julep
  1. Rub mint around the julep cup, expressing the essential oils.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and top with crushed ice made from limestone-filtered water sourced from the Woodford Reserve Distillery.
  3. Churn ingredients with a bar spoon distributing the flavor.
  4. Top with additional crushed ice and garnish.
Recipe Notes

The cups are handcrafted by Louisville-based jeweler, From the Vault, and each cup is adorned with embellishments representative of the Best of Kentucky. For the first time, the Twin Spires appear on the cup as a nod to Woodford Reserve’s inaugural year as the Presenting Sponsor of the Kentucky Derby.



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