Celebrate the Kentucky Derby:
12 Twists on the Classic Mint Julep
It’s almost race time! Are you ready to celebrate with a mint julep? If you want something a little more creative than a traditional mint julep with sugar, water, mint and bourbon, try one of these unique takes! From chunks of fresh fruit to chocolate or vanilla, unique herbs to piquant spices—these are not your average mint julep recipes.
So, off to the races we go! Cheers.
Add some heat with a Jalapeño Spiked Mint Julep
This fruity and spicy Ginger-Mint Julep with Fresh Pineapple also has black peppercorns
Peach preserves and cognac come together in this mint julep, The Wild Ruffian
Chunks of strawberries and moonshine make up this Strawberry Moonshine Julep
A Girl Scouts-inspired, chocolaty Thin Mint Julep
Skip the mint and make a fresh, herby Basil Julep instead
A touch of color and florals makes this Lavender Mint Julep the real winner
You’ll lick not sip these Mint Julep Popsicles
Add a touch of citrus with this Clementine Mint Julep
Cinnamon+ mint = Cinna-Mint Julep
Try a bubbly and sweet Sparkling Blackberry Mint Julep
Blend, don’t stir, your Mint Julep Slushie