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Monday Classics: The Mint Julep

Monday Classics: The Mint Julep

Happy Monday! With the Kentucky Derby coming up on this Saturday, May 6th, today’s classic cocktail had to be none other than The Mint Julep. Introduced in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the 1800s, Frederick Marryat first mentions it in 1840 in his book Second Series of A Diary in America, where its ingredients included mint, sugar, ice, brandy, and pineapple rubbed on the rim of the glass. At around that same time Charles Dickens writes of having shared one with Washington Irving that was enormous and

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