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If you’re making mint juleps for this weekend’s Kentucky Derby, here’s the best way to mix the legendary cocktail

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Walker Percy was a great, cosmopolitan southern novelist and essayist who died in 1990.

Born in Alabama, he lived much of his life in Covington, a town near New Orleans.

That’s pretty far from Kentucky and the annual Run for the Roses, which takes place on Saturday at the magnificent Churchill Downs racetrack.

But the signature drink of the Derby, the first leg of the Triple Crown, is the mint julep. And Walker Percy knew mint juleps.

A julep is actually a pretty simple variation on the basic whiskey cocktail. We’re talking about Kentucky here, so the whiskey of choice is Bourbon.

Typically, some sugar read more >>>

Source : BusinessInsider.Com

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