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Kentucky Derby & Clementine Mint Juleps

I’m already eager for the weekend because I’m headed home to Kentuckiana for the Derby! I’m from the area and I love everything about the Derby- horses, fashion and hats, racing, cocktails… you name it, I’m probably excited about it. This year we’ll be staying for an extended weekend to tour the Bourbon Trail prior to the Run for the Roses. For those of you who aren’t traveling to Louisville for the race, don’t worry- I’m leaving you with a solid version of the official Kentucky Derby cocktail, the mint julep! This one is made with a twist- the citrus notes of clementine pair well with both the mint and bourbon.


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