mint julep

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Recent Examples on the Web Mimosa flights, mint juleps and whiskey and bourbon drinks such as an Old Fashioned are on the menu. Natalia E. Contreras, Indianapolis Star, "Mimosa flights are on the drink menu at Uptown Cafe's newly added bar in Noblesville," 11 July 2019 The race is famously associated with spectators wearing large hats at the horse track and mint juleps, which is the traditional beverage of Churchill Downs. Zoe Szathmary, Fox News, "Kentucky Derby 2018: What to know about 'the most exciting two minutes in sports'," 1 May 2018 Mimosa flights, mint juleps, and whiskey and bourbon drinks such as an Old Fashioned are on the menu. Natalia E. Contreras, Indianapolis Star, "10 things to do and try in Hamilton County before summer ends," 24 July 2019 The Rays and Marlins are the two lowest-drawing clubs in the sport; baseball in Florida may best be springtime thing, like drinking mint juleps, and thinking the Mets have a shot. Jason Gay, WSJ, "Flo Canada! Baseball’s Daffy Pitch for a Combination Tampa Bay-Montreal Franchise," 21 June 2019 But here’s the thing about the mint julep: Set aside its storied history and you’re left with a cocktail that’s gotten a bit stale. Andrew Daniels, Popular Mechanics, "This Mad Science Experiment Is the Key to the Perfect Mint Julep," 3 May 2019 The classic mint julep is traditionally served in a silver or copper cup, allowing the outside to become frosted for a refreshing (and cooling) effect. Charlotte Chilton, Town & Country, "How to Make a Mint Julep Just as Good as the Ones Served at the Kentucky Derby," 28 Mar. 2019 From an updated mint julep to a fruity sparkling sipper, these cocktail recipes are the perfect addition to any summer spread. 1. Fox News, "7 cool cocktails for a swanky summer party," 26 May 2017 The Derby website offers recipes for mint juleps and other alcoholic beverages, along with food recipes. Zoe Szathmary, Fox News, "Kentucky Derby 2018: What to know about 'the most exciting two minutes in sports'," 1 May 2018

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1809, in the meaning defined above

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20 Nov 2019

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“Mint julep.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mint%20julep. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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