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The History of the Mint Julep

The 2015 Kentucky Derby begins on May 2nd and it is expected that somewhere between 80,000 and 120,000 Mint Juleps will be purchased over the weekend. The official drink of the event has an interesting history behind it. The first origins are unknown for sure, but the word Julep is Persian for rose water. Some… read the full article…