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julep

(jo͞olĭp) or

mint julep,

alcoholic beverage of the S United States. Its basis is properly bourbon whiskey, which is combined with water, sugar, crushed ice, and mint leaves. Juleps are sometimes made with other liquors or flavorings.
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Ideally, make one julep at a time by filling a cup with crushed ice.
Julep has more than 400 bottles of whiskeys on its backbar.
When Southern society ladies used to get together for an afternoon visit -- and perhaps indulge in a glass of sherry or a mint julep or two -- it was likely that homemade cheese straws would have been proffered as well, either made by the hostess or her cook.
The breeze wouldn't get up and they couldn't go, and they were all hanging about, people sitting on their two-million-dollar yachts with their gin and tonics, mint juleps, and all the rest, waiting for action.
Roses, mint juleps, glamorous hats, "My Old Kentucky Home," Thoroughbred horses, imaginary betting and fine Southern cooking are a few of the details that can turn an ordinary party into a "run for the roses.
Mint juleps were also popular beverages from morning till midday.
Instead, Wainwright's florid yearning for a past of mint juleps and train trips to destinations unknown are more suited for the cinema or stage.
It's summertime, time to bask in the sun (wearing SPF 15, of course), play badminton on the front lawn, sit on the veranda and drink mint juleps.
It's amazing the talent our competition attracts and the variety of ingredients the bartenders use for the juleps each year," said Jim Rutledge, Four Roses Master Distiller.
Mint juleps are the official cocktail of the Kentucky Derby, which is set for Saturday at the Churchill Downs Racetrack.
Big hats and summer party dresses replaced the usual sparkly attire, as more than 500 guests--a Going for the Gold record--trotted off to Dolphin Aviation to watch the Derby on big-screen TVs, sip mint juleps and dance the night away.
The two styles of Juleps offered are a classic recipe featuring Bulleit Bourbon, and a sparkling pear variation with Absolut Citron and Hangar One Spiced Pear vodkas and Piper Sonoma sparkling wine.