Celebrate Derby Day with one (or 2) of these 23 Kentucky Derby mint julep cocktails, the official drink of the Kentucky Derby.
Enjoy the festivities with a classic Kentucky Derby Mint Julep. While a floppy hat and polka dress are not required, they are certainly encouraged!
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My good friend, Elaine, is a long-time fan of the Derby, and actually was blessed to be able to attend one year.
She got all decked out with her husband and spent the weekend. It was on her bucket list and I’m so glad she was able to experience that!
With the craziness that was 2020, it’s so exciting to have the Kentucky Derby back this year. It’s something that we all really need.
I thought it would be fun to put together a collection of mint julep recipes. But, I had no idea there were so many varieties.
The blogging community always comes through strong! Check out these mint juleps including classic recipes, fruit versions, sugar-free, even mocktails so you can get the kids in on the action!
Enjoy These Kentucky Derby Mint Julep Recipes!
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Cheer on your favorite horses while sipping a delicious Southern Mint Julep Punch! The presentation of this drink is just beautiful!
This cool and refreshing drink is so easy to make and can be enjoyed all year round, especially on a hot day!
Try a Gin Julep Cocktail for a twist on a classic mint Julep.
Get ready for the Kentucky Derby with this refreshing Blackberry Mint Julep. Not you just need a big hat!
This Pomegranate Lime Mint Julep Cocktail is a twist on the traditional Kentucky Derby Bourbon cocktail. And, you can make a party punch size to enjoy with friends!
Enjoy the natural sweetness from the strawberries, and the smooth taste of bourbon together in one drink. So refreshing!
Enjoy this classic mint julep recipe, and while visiting check out 60 Kentucky Derby recipes, including desserts, cocktails and appetizers!
Enjoy this Mexican mint julep cocktail to celebrate Kentucky Derby and Cinco de Mayo!
Check out this fun mint blue julep recipe. It's not just for Kentucky Derby, but a perfect summer girl's night drink too!
Enjoy a raspberry mint julep recipe, the perfect drink to indulge in while watching the races!
This classic Kentucky cocktail is perfect for hot summer days and, of course, Derby day!
This Peach Mint Julep Cocktail is a refreshing drink any time of year, but especially perfect for around Kentucky Derby time.
This citrusy Orange Mint Julep cocktail recipe is perfect for the Kentucky Derby, or enjoying on a summer afternoon.
If you aren't a fan of whiskey or bourbon, try this Rum Mint Julep recipe. It make's a great Kentucky Derby drink, or summer cocktail.
Sugar-Free Mint Julep Cocktail Recipes
You can still participate in the Kentucky Derby festivities with a lightened-up version Julep. Enjoy these sugar-free Mint Julep cocktail recipes.
Enjoy a light, refreshing bourbon cocktail perfect to enjoy all summer long. It also makes a great drink for Derby Day!
You can enjoy the festivities guilt-free with this Mint Julep recipe. It's completely sugar free, has zero carbs and about 100 calories!
This sugar-free Raspberry Mint Julep is a low carb spin on a classic bourbon cocktail with just 1 net carb per serving.
Kentucky Derby Mocktails (kid-friendly)
Let the kids enjoy the Kentucky Derby and experience a mocktail version of a classic mint julep.
Let the kids celebrate too, with this recipe is for a mint julep mocktail, with a fun craft rose to attach to the straw!
This is the perfect drink to make for the Kentucky Derby. It's kid-friendly, and LOVED by adults too.
This easy Virgin Mint Julep is perfect for Derby Day and for those people in your family who are not drinkers, or for kids.
This recipe for a low-carb “Mint Julep” is not one you will forget. Enjoy all the flavor, without all the carbs!
So, what do you think? Did you find a new favorite julep recipe to try? I sure did! That blackberry cocktail has my name written all over it.
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