Tag Archives: Mint julep

• 5 Kentucky Derby Horses Reimagined As Bourbon Cocktails

5 Kentucky Derby Horses Reimagined As Bourbon Cocktails

If there’s one thing that epitomizes the Kentucky Derby, well, it’s probably a gigantic hat. But if there are two things that epitomize the Kentucky Derby, it’s a gigantic hat and whiskey. … But as will surely be the case in Louisville, the real gem of the day is the bourbon. Whether you’re drinking a […]

• How To Make the Best Mint Julep, Ever.

How To Make the Best Mint Julep, Ever.

This weekend, brace your livers for impact. Sunday is Cinco de Drinko Mayo. Thankfully, I already have that base covered with how to make an awesome margarita. But first, it’s time to get out your ludicrously oversized hats for the Kentucky Derby on Saturday. If it’s time for the Derby, it’s time for mint juleps. […]

• Quick. How to Choose the Best Bourbon for Mint Juleps

Quick. How to Choose the Best Bourbon for Mint Juleps

It’s no secret that we’re sort of obsessed with bourbon here. (After all, bourbon is sexy.) And there’s no better bourbon cocktail than Derby Day’s mint juleps. While we’ve give you all kinds of variations on the mint julep, the real question is: how to pick the best bourbon for your mint julep? Bourbons are […]

• Mint Juleps, Five Ways For Derby Day

Mint Juleps, Five Ways For Derby Day

Ah, the mint julep. One of the oldest, most revered and hotly debated fixtures of the drinking world. The name originates from the Arab word “julab,” which was likely a medicinal rose water concoction. The modern-day mint julep, however, came about in the early 1800s. Frederick Marryat captured the mint julep best in 1839’s A […]

• The Most Stupidly Expensive Cocktails in the World

The Most Stupidly Expensive Cocktails in the World

Money is for spending, improving your life, and making you feel better, which makes a cocktail the perfect purchase. Hangovers are easier to deal with than taxes, because you actually can hide under the bedcovers until they go away. Anyone complaining about that cocktails cost more is forgetting that money is a medium of exchange, […]

• Can’t Live Without A Martha Stewart Cocktails™ App?

Can’t Live Without A Martha Stewart Cocktails™ App?

New iPad App Features Cocktail & Bar Snack Recipes, Interactive Tools, Tips, “How-to” Videos & More. Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. (NYSE: MSO) and Callaway Digital Arts announced today that the Martha Stewart Cocktails™ App for iPad is now available on the App Store. Designed specifically for iPad, the app provides recipes for refreshing cocktails […]

• Worst. Cocktails. Ever.

Worst. Cocktails. Ever.

PERHAPS SHE HAD already had two drinks. Perhaps it was only one. Whatever the case, the adage that drinking breaks down inhibitions about further drinking seemed particularly relevant. She tilted her head in a manner suggesting the former. “I’ll have a mint julep,” she cooed. Her similarly tilted-headed friend giggled as she said, “Me, too.” […]

• With Ice, Size Matters

With Ice, Size Matters

Trying to up your cocktail game? If you’re no longer looking for a new rhum Agricole or some artisanal bitters to set your shelves apart, maybe it’s time to turn an eye to your freezer. The difference between a good drink and a great drink isn’t just about the booze—it’s about the ice. The recent […]