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The Best Whiskey Bar in New York Is This Distiller’s Living Room – Bloomberg

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Photographer: Eric Medsker/Bloomberg The Best Whiskey Bar in New York Is This Guy’s Living Room Allen Katz, the proprietor of New York Distilling Co. and self-professed “rye freak,” takes us on a tour of his home booze collection. by @untitledproject More stories by Troy Patterson Allen Katz is exceptional among New York saloonkeepers in that his bar, the Shanty, operates under a license held by his distillery, New York Distilling Co. in Brooklyn. And he is exceptional among New York home bartenders because his home bar is like a liquid…

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Mint julep: The origin, recipe for Kentucky Derby’s iconic drink – turnto23.com Bakersfield, CA

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Previous Next (CNN) — This May 5th and 6th, during the 143rd Kentucky Derby, 320 bartenders will douse 232,000 pounds of crushed ice with 19,200 liters of bourbon and 4,000 pounds of mint, ultimately serving up approximately 127,000 mint juleps to around 160,000 thirsty Derby and Oaks race attendees. It’s impossible to think of another cocktail and sporting event so closely interwoven as the potent, leafy Southern sipper and America’s most famous horse race. “The mint julep has probably been with us since the very first Kentucky Derby,” says Chris…

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Matthew McConaughey Shares the World’s Best Mint Julep Recipe

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by Joe Miragliotta May 6, 2017 Is there really such a thing as a world’s best this, or a world’s best that? I mean, think about it–everyone has different tastebuds, so can you really have a world’s best anything if not everyone will agree? Matthew McConaughey thinks so, and he’s sharing it with the world. Wild Turkey’s Master Distiller Jimmy Russell shared with him the recipe for the world’s best Mint Julep. Apparently it was so good he couldn’t resist taking it down in his notes on his iPhone. For…

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Mint julep: The origin, recipe for Kentucky Derby’s iconic drink – KGUN9.com

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Previous Next (CNN) — This May 5th and 6th, during the 143rd Kentucky Derby, 320 bartenders will douse 232,000 pounds of crushed ice with 19,200 liters of bourbon and 4,000 pounds of mint, ultimately serving up approximately 127,000 mint juleps to around 160,000 thirsty Derby and Oaks race attendees. It’s impossible to think of another cocktail and sporting event so closely interwoven as the potent, leafy Southern sipper and America’s most famous horse race. “The mint julep has probably been with us since the very first Kentucky Derby,” says Chris…

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Keep It Classy This Derby Day with Juleps Three Ways

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Keep It Classy This Derby Day with Juleps Three Ways You need to kick off the official opening of day-drinking season in style. It’s almost Derby Day again, which, for most of us, means putting on our most flamboyant suit or ridiculously oversized hat, and pretending to care about horse racing, but really just picking the horse with the best name (which happens to be Irish War Cry this year. Or maybe McCracken). More importantly, it’s the official opening of day-drinking season, that glorious afternoon where we spend so many…

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Join Hands Day May 6, 2017

DIANE’S CORNER … Celebrate Join Hands Day While you might think that Join Hands Day is all about shaking the hands of strangers you meet in the street, it is fact a day dedicated to attempting a union in our communities between the older generation and the younger generation. In the world where youths are persecuted, and the elderly are presented as weak and frail, this day truly brings communities together to recognize the various ways in which we all aid each other. Many communities across the world will use…

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More Than a Cocktail: The Cultural Significance Of The Mint Julep

Shutterstock/Uproxx The mint julep is more than just a drink to the people of Kentucky. It means spring has arrived and the Kentucky Derby is right around the corner . For many, it brings to mind days filled with Kentucky sunshine and long evenings spent sipping cocktails surrounded by friends and family. If Kentuckians have bourbon flowing through their veins then the julep is their beating heart. Or the other way around. Or maybe the julep is the capillaries? Whatever the case may be: This time of year, Kentucky residents…

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IT IS MINT JULEP DAY IN KENTUCKY

It’s that time of year again. fast horses, beautiful hats, the singing of my old Kentucky home, and lots of celebrations. Yes, today is the run for the roses, also known as the Kentucky Derby and no derby party is complete without the official drink, the mint julep. Those of us who are native Kentuckians, were practically weaned on mint juleps, but for those of you who have never had the privilege, I am including a recipe. let me say, with all due respect, that if you have never had…

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Made in Louisville: Flavors only found in Derby City

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Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Louisville’s trademark tastes Fullscreen Post to Facebook Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Made with bourbon, sugar, water and a sprig of mint, the Mint Julep is the official drink of the Kentucky Derby – the most prestigious horse race in America and the first jewel of the Triple Crown. The staff at Churchill Downs will pour more than 120,000 Mint Juleps for Derby fans on the first Saturday in May. Wendy Pramik Fullscreen A must stop for visitors of Churchill Downs…

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WATCH: Learn How to Make a Mint Julep and a Mint Julep Slushy | VinePair

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VinePair Recipes @VinePair Never Miss A Story: 1 minute Read The Kentucky Derby is around the corner. There you’ll find that the whiff of horses is always accompanied by the scent of mint, because if you’re at the Derby, you’re never far from a Mint Julep! We made this classic cocktail here at VinePair to show you how it’s done — it’s really very simple. But we also made a Mint Julep slushy, just in case it gets real hot this weekend. Enjoy! Classic Mint Julep

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The Best Way to Make Crushed Ice

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Print Save Photo: Tasting Table Crushed ice for cocktails is one of those things that sounds easier to make than it actually is, especially when you need a lot of it and need it all at once for, say, a big batch of mint juleps on Derby Day. RELATED Make Eleven Madison Park’s Mint Julep » Typically, you would approach crushing ice the same way as graham crackers: Fill a Ziploc bag and grab a heavy-bottomed object. But using this technique with ice is loud, messy and takes ages. So…

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Mint Condition

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Print Save Photo: Rachel Vanni/Tasting Table The mint julep has largely been associated with Kentucky—both its bourbon and its derby —since 1938 when it became the official drink of Louisville’s famed Churchill Downs. But the story of the tipple of choice for the most exciting two minutes in sports has an enigmatic and checkered past dating back to the pre-emancipation Colonial South. For centuries, the word julep referred to all sorts of medicinal syrups. So when hungover Virginians rechristened the sling—roughly equal parts spirit and water “slung” back with a…

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Here’s a simple mint julep recipe for the Kentucky Derby

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Here’s a simple mint julep recipe for the Kentucky Derby Skye Gould May 6, 2017, 06.46 PM Continue reading For nearly a century, mint juleps have been the drink of choice at the Kentucky Derby . If you can’t make it to Louisville, Kentucky to watch the horse races in person, try making the traditional beverage at home. It’s pretty simple – check out this handy graphic for the ingredients and directions: Skye Gould/Business Insider Sort By: Be the first one to review. We have sent you a verification email….

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Weekend Cooking: Beach Cocktails by Coastal Living

Bring on the summer with casual entertaining on the deck, by the pool. or even on the beach! I love enjoying the long, warm evenings visiting with friends, nibbling a little food, sipping a little drink. Coastal Living’s Beach Cocktails (Oxmoor House, 2017), has been published just in time to enliven summer fun. Its beautiful photos, matte finish, and tasty variety of recipes also make this a great Mother’s Day gift. I love cookbooks that have stories to tell, and Beach Cocktails gives us the low-down on tiki bars, tells…

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How to Make the Perfect Mint Julep

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How to Make the Perfect Mint Julep How to Make the Perfect Mint Julep May 4, 2017 229 There’s no other cocktail recipe worth sharing on this 2017 Kentucky Derby Week . Of course, the Mint Julep is the quintessential cocktail of all summer parties in the Southern U.S., in short, the warm weather means of choice to enjoy our beloved bourbon. As the Signature Drink of Churchill Downs , over 80,000 Mint Juleps are expected to be served this upcoming weekend, giving you plenty of motivation to mix one…

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A Brief History of the Mint Julep (with Recipes!)

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A Brief History of the Mint Julep (with Recipes!) Written by Sam Slaughter — Posted on 5.06.17 With the Kentucky Derby right around the corner, we’ve decided to take a look at the history of the cocktail most associated with the event, the mint julep, because, as with many cocktails, its history is as muddled as the mint in the drink itself. Before we get into anything, let’s get the basics out of the way: The Classic Mint Julep 2 oz. High Proof Bourbon 1/2 oz. Simple Syrup 4 Fresh…

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Honeysuckle Mint Julep

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May 5, 2017 Honeysuckle Mint Julep Enhancing many of the delights on our menu—including Honeysuckle Mint Julep—Honeysuckle Simple Syrup steeps with handfuls of fresh blooms. 3 to 4 mint leaves, rinsed 3 to 4 honeysuckle blossoms 1½ ounces Tennessee honey whiskey 1 ounce Honeysuckle Simple Syrup (recipe follows) Garnish: fresh mint sprigs, honeysuckle blossoms Instructions Fill a mint julep cup with ice cubes, and add mint leaves and honeysuckle. Muddle mint and honeysuckle with ice. Add whiskey and Honeysuckle Simple Syrup. Garnish with mint and honeysuckle, if desired. 3.5.3226 ½…

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Angel Biscuits #DerbyDayRecipes

There are so many great dishes associated with Derby Day, like Hot Browns and Mint Juleps, that I had a hard time deciding what to make. I chose these Angel Biscuits , because I love that you can pretty much eat them all day long. Serve them up at brunch with butter and jam, add some sliced country ham for lunch, pair them alongside Burgoo for dinner. I’ve got a rocky history with yeast. It never seems to produce the results that I want it to, and every year I…

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The best way to mix the legendary mint julep

Shutterstock Walker Percy was a great, cosmopolitan southern novelist and essayist who died in 1990. Born in Alabama, he lived much of his life in Covington, a town near New Orleans. That’s pretty far from Kentucky and the annual Run for the Roses, which takes place on Saturday at the magnificent Churchill Downs racetrack. But the signature drink of the Derby, the first leg of the Triple Crown, is the mint julep. And Walker Percy knew mint juleps. A julep is actually a pretty simple variation on the basic whiskey…

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Take your pick: Social media gets ready for Kentucky Derby

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email The 143rd Kentucky Derby takes place Saturday at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. In the past two decades alone, there have been memorable finishes and spectacular upsets. Here’s a look at some of the biggest upsets in the race’s history. Eric Garland / McClatchy May 05, 2017 10:09 PM Take your pick: Social media gets ready for Kentucky Derby By Michael McGough For horse racing enthusiasts, betting junkies and even casual sports fans, Saturday marks one of the most exciting days of the year as 20 horses will race…

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