Recipe: Mint Julep

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The Derby Classic!

With the Kentucky Derby right around the corner, there isn’t a better time to get into the Mint Julep mood! The official drink of the Kentucky Derby, a combination of mint, sugar, ice and bourbon that is as tasty as it is refreshing! Follow our recipe below and stop by your favorite Zipps location to grab all the necessities for the drink of the Races!


  • 2 sprigs of mint
  • 2 oz of Kentucky Straight Bourbon
  • .5 oz simple syrup
  • Crushed Ice
  1. In a julep cup (or a highball glass) muddle mint with the simple syrup.
  2. Fill cup 3/4 full with crushed ice.
  3. Add bourbon.
  4. Stir.
  5. Fill remaining glass with crushed ice and a sprig of mint.