The mint julep is a classic American cocktail, served in a tin cup and best known as the quintessential drink of the Kentucky Derby. But the simple, refreshing cocktail deserves more than one day in the spotlight.
The balanced blend of bourbon, sugar and mint is great for sipping on warm afternoons, with the sugar and mint complementing and softening the spicy kick of bourbon.
Anyone searching for a mint julep has many D.C spots to choose from. Some bars and restaurants stick to the traditional recipe, while others gravitate to modern twists. Here's where to look for everything from Derby Day specials to year-round offerings.Read More