Mint Julep Recipe To Get You Ready For The Kentucky Derby
Tomorrow is the most important day of the month. It kicks off a trifecta of partying and recklessness that will last the week. It begins with an event that separates the men from the boys, the Alpha's from the beta's, the overtly masculine from the potentially European: It is the Kentucky Derby.
Betting the Ponies is a tradition in my household. We have been watching the derby every year since I can remember. Part of the tradition involves that oh so important past time: Drinking. Now, for those of you who may not know, the traditional drink for the Kentucky Derby is the mint julep:
Pretty straight forward. Mint and bourbon. It doesn't get much simpler than that. But for all you adventurous type looking to do it right, there is a method to the madness:
Pretty straightforward, but yet so satisfying. Make sure to get your bets in early and wear a ridiculous hat.