Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Mint julep

  •  When people think of Kentucky two things often come to mind; bourbon and horse racing.
  • (Examiner)
  • There is a man renowned across the land for his knowledge of the storied mint julep, and his name is Joe Nickell. So is mine. According to my father (whose name – Nick Nickell – was itself rather redundant), Joe and I are distant cousins.
  • (Missoulian)
  • Ah, the mint julep. One of the oldest, most revered and hotly debated fixtures of the drinking world. The name originates from the Arab word julab, which was likely a medicinal rose water concoction.
  • (Mint juleps, five ways for Derby Day - CNN)
  • 5@5 is a daily, food-related list from chefs, writers, political pundits, musicians, actors, and all manner of opinionated people from around the globe. Ah the Mint Julep.
  • (The Mint Julep, five ways for Derby Day - CNN)
  • LOUISVILLE, Ky., April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For the past 25 years, the Early Times Mint Julep has proudly served as the Official Drink of the Kentucky Derby®.
  • (Yahoo Finance)
  • LOUISVILLE, Ky., April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Woodford Reserve® bourbon is unveiling the worlds most exclusive mint julep cup as part of the 2012 Kentucky Derby®.
  • (Yahoo Finance)
  • Of course, the signature drink of the Derby is the mint julep, made with bourbon and fresh mint, a southern tradition. But our regular food and dining correspondent, Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl, senior editor of Minneapolis St.
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  • Saturday marks both Cinco de Mayo and Derby Day. Whether youre in the mood for tequila and tacos or maybe a fancy hat and a mint julep, weve got you covered.
  • (Los Angeles Times)
  • Go to A family favorite You cant have a Derby party without a mint julep. The traditional drink is made with ice, bourbon, sugar and mint, but the trick is in preparing the mint extract.
  • (Lexington Herald-Leader)
  • What, you are asking your compter monitor, is a sorbetette? This is a word we decided to use at the restaurant for sorbets which contined too much alcohol to properly set for a sorbet.
  • (Examiner)

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