5 Triple Crown Worthy Julep Recipes

Try these 5 Triple Crown Worthy Julep Recipes

These Julep recipes are the real MVP’s

We’re placing our bets that your guests are going to love these different twists on the classic mint julep recipe!

Getting ready to celebrate the Kentucky Derby? So are we! The Derby is one of the longest running sporting events in the US, and people have been enjoy its signature the drink, The Mint Julep, for about as long as the ponies have raced the track.

Mint Juleps are the traditional beverage of the The Kentucky Derby and are a southern springtime staple cocktail. Almost 120,000 Mint Juleps are served at the Churchill Downs Racetrack over the two days of the Kentucky Derby. That’s a heck of a lot of bourbon!

If you’re looking to wow your guests with something new, try one of these fantastic twists on the classic mint julep recipe.

Be sure to check out our Kentucky Derby Party Essentials guide to help plan your Derby parties.

 

Classic Mint Julep

Image / Recipe from // Brio Smart Life

Nothing quite beats a classic! Mint Juleps are the traditional beverage of the Kentucky Derby and are a southern springtime staple cocktail.

 

Sweet Tea Mint Juleps

Add a sweet southern twist to your mint julep!

Image / Recipe from // Spicy Southern Kitchen

What could be more southern that a mash up between sweet tea and a mint julep? Add this sweet southern twist to your Derby party!

 

Mint Limonata Julep

Image / Recipe from // Brio Smart Life

Bourbon and Limoncello might seem like the Odd Couple when it comes to Spirits, but when you put them together the taste will surprise you.

 

Strawberry Rhubarb Julep

Image / Recipe from // Food Fanatic

This julep recipe is an irresistable Spring-infused sipper. It’s the perfect Spring & Summer cocktail you can enjoy long after the winner is crowned!

 

Blackberry Julep

The Blackberry Julep adds the delicious essence of berries to a classic Derby cocktail.

Image / Recipe from // Brio Smart Life

The Blackberry Julep adds the delicious essence of one of springtime’s favorite berries to that classic Derby cocktail, and makes a great addition to any Kentucky Derby Party.

 

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