Articles Tagged: Kentucky Derby

Mint Julep

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The mint julep and the Kentucky Derby have become synonymous, but how and why? The history of the Mint Julep can be traced back to the 1700s on the southern east coast of the United States. Some say it was an evolution of a Arab drink called made of water and rose petals called a Julab. Regardless, the first instance of the Mint Julep in print was in 1803s Travels of Four Years and a Read more

Kentucky Derby Drinks & Eats

post iconWhether you’re into horses, into betting or just love a good, old-fashioned race, this year we’ve got some awesome choices to make sure the fun keeps going well past the two-minute mark. …Read More

Bourbon Balls

post iconBourbon Balls … the Derby Day treat you’ll want as leftovers! …Read More

Kentucky Apple Sour

post iconFor the Derby and beyond … the Kentucky Apple Sour …Read More

Choosing Bourbon for Your Kentucky Derby Mint Julep

post iconTips on choosing bourbon for your Kentucky Derby Mint Julep …Read More

Kentucky Pecan Chocolate Pie

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It’s almost Kentucky Derby time! If you’re looking for a traditional Southern treat to serve along with Mint Juleps on Derby Day, look no further than Kentucky Pecan Chocolate Pie. It’s chocolatey with a touch of bourbon. Whether your horse wins or loses, you’ll still have pie. Delicious, sweet pie.

Ingredients

    ½ cup flour
    1 cup sugar
    ½ cup butter, melted
    2 eggs, beaten
    3 tbs bourbon 
    1 cup chopped pecans
    11 oz semi-sweet chocolate … Read more

The 56 Julep

post iconThe 56 Julep With over 56 years making fine Kentucky Bourbon, Jimmy Russell, Master Distiller of Wild Turkey knows his mint juleps. …Read More

Kentucky Champagne Cocktail

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Derby Day Cocktails from Woodford Reserve

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Each year for the Kentucky Derby Woodford Reserve creates a limited edition $1000 Mint Julep Cup for collectors. The proceeds are donated to a charity associated with helping those involved in horse racing. More info on this years $1000 Mint Julep Cup and charity.

If you didn’t get a cup, you can still enjoy the Kentucky Derby in style with these cocktails from Woodford Reserve.

Woodford Reserve Mint Julep

Ingredients:
3-5 mint leaves
1 teaspoon … Read more

Crown Royal Derby Drinks

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Crown Royal participates in Derby Weekend by sponsoring the Crown Royal American Turf Stakes since 1995. The race, a 1�-mile race for three-year-old horses, runs just prior to the Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs.

Crown Royal created these race-inspired drinks, the Crown of Roses and the Royal Stretch, to celebrate the spirit of the sport. The Crown of Roses� deep color is inspired by the garland of roses presented in victory circleto … Read more

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