If you are allowed by law to sell spirits, try conducting a special event that would include a small-batch bourbon tasting, as well as Mint Juleps
. Cheese straws would be a wonderful snack to offer alongside the drinks Throughout the store, have displays of the various flavors of Southern cheese straws and offer samples to shoppers, reminding them that cheese straws go very well with any of these delicious and traditional foods from the South.
/ 3 Featured on the New Year's Eve table were black glass compotes, silver-plated placecard holders, crystal-faceted paperweights, silver-plated mint julep
cups and a sequined picture frame from Two's Company; L'Objet's crystal salt and pepper shakers, picture frame and silver-plated napkin rings; Chamart Exclusives' black charger plates, confetti polka dotted plates, red and black crystal champagne flutes and pink-stemmed flute and goblet; and Porcel's Argentatus brushed silver plates, all from the Vest & Associates showroom; the Faberge Catherine palace miniature clocks from The Mandeville Group; and Vietri's Diamante ivory flatware from the OneCoast/Collective Home showroom and Chilewich's white square placemats from the Kregger & Kompany showroom.
The book, which measures 10.25x10.25", is heavily illustrated with color photos and even includes a recipe for a mint julep
in its discussion of the Kentucky Derby.
4 Prima Soft's supplex camisole leotard in mint julep
THINK THE MINT JULEP
is the end-all of bourbon cocktails?
'Kentucky Colonel' spearmint is perfect in the famed Southern mint julep
, and limey-tasting 'Margarita' is great in margaritas.
Billy Preston gets down on Hammond B3 on One Mint Julep
. On the Latin side, El Shing-a-Ling is a cool groove that lets Sanchez do his thing on congas, emulating his mentor Mango.
A cocktail then was more commonly known as a "bittered sling." It was common practice in the pre-Civil War South to consume the first "slinger," usually a mint julep
in the morning for strength.
In skin care, where its cocoa butter lotion and cream remain leaders, the company's most recent introductions have been facial scrubs, which come in cocoa butter, mint julep
and oatmeal and honey varieties.
Spring, when fresh mint is in bloom, is the only time any self-respecting bartender in Kentucky will mix up a MINT JULEP
. To make, dissolve one teaspoon of sugar into one-half teaspoon of water, rub two or three mint sprigs with your fingers to bruise them and rim a glass with them.
Every paid attendee drew a Kentucky Derby Horse to cheer for in the race with a chance to win a price plus there was a Ladies Hat contest, Men's boot contest, Silent Auction, Live Auction, Photo Booth, Wine Pull, Seated dinner, complimentary wine, beer and a mint Julep
Midday is the Mint Julep
, 2pm the Classic Champagne Cocktail, 5pm the Carolina Plantation Bracer, 6pm The Colonial Cooler, 7.30pm The Americano, 9pm the Martini and The Sazerac brings a rather boozy day to a close at midnight.