Create your own riff with this primer on creating your own mint julep variations. Release your inner mixologist and play with the simplicity of the julep.
Celebrate the horses and all things summer with this easy classic mint julep. Get our your mint, your bourbon and a little simple to build this easy, fast cocktail in the julep cup.
Let’s talk Derby with these 7 fun, easy, and tasty variations of classic mint julep recipes. More fun than Derby at the track.
(This cocktail was featured in the May newlsetter for Wilderness Trail Distillery.) I celebrate Derby season by creating riffs off the mint julep. Every year I create a few, and this year, I wanted to play with the floral aromas of spring with this lavender julep. It’s been a hard spring for so many people, […]
What’s better than a julep enhanced with flavors of chocolate and pecan to build a Triple Crown Pie julep? Nothing. Nothing is better. Visit Louisville around Derby-time and you find a local specialty, chocolate-pecan pie well-infused with bourbon called the Triple Crown Pie. This take on a traditional julep matches flavors of chocolate and pecan […]
For the love of all that is good and holy, I saved the best for last, y’all – Root Beer Float Julep. Remember when I said most of these wouldn’t technically be classified as a julep? Well, this is one that wouldn’t, but I still think you’ll love this flavor combination. Many of you whiskey […]
Since the word julep came from gulab – a Persian term for a drink of sweetened rose water – let’s build a julep that plays homage to the middle eastern linguistic roots of the cocktail, the Apricot Rose Julep. One of my favorite flavor combinations is apricot and rose – but really any floral aroma […]
It never fails – I get my best ideas about cocktail while I’m doing something completely unrelated – and the Peanut Butter Banana Julep is no exception. I was riding my bike. As the weather has gotten better and better I’m spending more time on my bike, and if you’ve been on a long bike […]
Stepping out of the whiskey comfort zone to build you a tropical riff on a julep with some rum and pineapple for this Pineapple Sage Julep. My juleps this week are only broadly juleps. They aren’t strict in the sense of whiskey, sugar, herb and cracked ice, but for a lot of people, the julep […]
You read that right, the Breakfast Julep. Yes, I’m repeating the flavors from my Wakey Wakey Breakfast Old Fashioned for the first Quarantine Julep of the series. It’s been the cocktail that I’ve had the most messages and emails about from those who have tried it. On a normal Derby or Oaks Day, you might […]