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Monday, April 25, 2011

Derby Days: Where to Score a Perfectly Made Mint Julep

Derby Day is fast approaching, which means it's time to start practicing your Mint Julep skills. This sublimely refreshing porch sipper is a simple mix of mint, sugar, bourbon and crushed ice, and though it seems simple enough, a properly made Julep can be surprisingly hard to find. Here are six spots that do the Julep justice, including a helpful how-to from Mint Julep maestro Chris McMillian.

Photo by Josh Meredith courtesy of Proof on Main