Use this guide for everything Derby-related—Derby day fashion, the perfect Mint Julep recipe, how to plan a Kentucky Derby party, and more. You won't need to make the trip to Churchill Downs to experience all the Derby has to offer.

The Ultimate Mint Julep Bar

Pair your Derby Julep with any of our flavored syrups to make it worthy of your finest pewter.
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Article: Marian Cooper Cairns

Place mint leaves and syrup in a chilled julep cup, and muddle. Pack cup tightly with crushed ice; add bourbon and mint sprig.