mint julep

noun

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Recent Examples on the Web Treat your adult loved ones to an authentic mint julep with the museum's Mint Julep Syrup $9.95 and a bottle of Old Forester Whiskey Row 1910 for $65. Maggie Menderski, The Courier-Journal, "Shop local: Here are 5 gift ideas for the family to help you celebrate the holiday indoors," 11 Nov. 2020 Soon, the spirit served as the basis for new cocktails and supposed medicinal tonics, one of which later became the mint julep. Michael Bartiromo, Fox News, "How to make a mint julep, the Kentucky Derby's signature cocktail," 5 Sep. 2020 One restaurant, Proof On Main, has a Derby for Good promotion that offers take-home packages including a mint julep kit. Gary B. Graves, chicagotribune.com, "Kentucky Derby, Louisville prepare for weekend without fans," 31 Aug. 2020 For Kentucky Derby 146, the must-have accessory is a face mask More than a mint julep. Jason Frakes, The Courier-Journal, "Churchill Downs will allow 23,000 fans at 2020 Kentucky Derby, shuts down infield," 12 Aug. 2020 Alton Brown reloads this cocktail show with a new martini, a new mint julep and perfectly clear ice cubes. Nina Zafar, Washington Post, "What to watch on Monday: ‘Celebrity Game Face’ on E!," 6 July 2020 In fact, since the start of the mint julep program, Woodford Reserve has raised over $450,000 for charity. Matthew Libassi, Fox News, "Kentucky Derby guests can sip this $1,000 mint julep for a good cause," 4 May 2018 My husband stirred up a pitcher of mint juleps to toast the 146th Kentucky Derby, a rite of spring that's been postponed until September. Kathy Flanigan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "How to party in a pandemic: Bring your own drinks, chairs and tape measure," 7 May 2020 Pull out your best hat and mix up a mint julep this weekend because the Kentucky Derby is back — virtually, at least. Alison Fox, Travel + Leisure, "Pick Your Favorite Horse to Win the Virtual Kentucky Derby This Weekend," 2 May 2020

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1809, in the meaning defined above

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“Mint julep.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mint%20julep. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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