15 Mint Julep Recipes for the Kentucky Derby
Mint juleps have become a hallmark of the Kentucky Derby, offering a way for people everywhere to take part in a bit of Southern tradition. Many bars and restaurants serve experimental twists on the julep -- at a premium, and many are so refreshing that the cost of a few rounds can add up quickly. Making custom drinks at home keeps the cost of each mint julep around $2 to $3, even with good-quality whiskey at around $20 a bottle. These 15 recipes have something for everyone, starting with the tried-and-true classic.