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Vector illustration of alcohol Cocktail Mint Julep: garnish of green leaves in old silver cup, kentucky derby cocktail with heap of crushed ice, icon with title - mint julep, mocktail drink on white.

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Mint Julep Cocktail, best known as the signature drink of the Kentucky Derby, why? Well the story goes that the fields around the racetrack were covered in mint when the race was first run. It consists of lots of mint leaves that have been muddled with some simple syrup, lots crushed ice, whiskey or bourbon is then poured over the ice, a dash of bitters and serve with a fresh sprig of mint, served here in a traditional silver tankard.

The Mint Julep is a classic American cocktails associated with the American South states and Kentucky, it consist in bourbon, int, sugar and ice sometimes with the addition of some liquour in place of sugar. IT requires the use of plenty of crushed ice, being expensive in the 1800's it was associated with the wealthy segment of society. Plantation owners used to enjoy it, drunk at private clubs in NY and Chicago and enjoy it by personalities like writer Charles Dickens. IT is the official drink of the Kentucky derby horse race.

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