Drink This Now: The Perfect Woodford Reserve Mint Julep

It is Derby Day!  As we celebrate the 145th Kentucky Derby, folks all around the world will break out their preppiest outfits and sip on Mint Juleps.  This classic cocktail is a must for the festivities, so we are making our Juleps with Woodford Reserve.

“Woodford Reserve is the world’s finest premium bourbon whiskey. It’s balance of over 200 recognizable flavors make it the perfect whiskey for any Mint Julep” – Michael Toscano, Woodford Reserve Brand Ambassador

The Perfect Woodford Reserve Mint Julep

  • 2 parts Woodford Reserve
  • 1 part Water
  • 1 tsp. Sugar
  • Crushed Ice
  • 4 sprigs Fresh Mint

Express the essential oils in the mint and rub them inside the glass or copper cup. To the same glass, add sugar, water, bourbon and crushed ice.. Stir. Garnish with more crushed ice and fresh mint.

For Kentucky Derby times, visit www.kentuckyderby.com

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