The Kentucky Derby is happening this weekend at the world's most legendary racetrack. You can expect to see races, many celebrities, huge beautiful hats and of course the famous Mint Julep cocktail. Carlos Faz and Jordan O'Neil from Bohanan's are telling you about their $1,000 Mint Julep cup and how all the proceeds go to the San Antonio Parks Foundation.
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How to Make the 2019 Kentucky Derby Mint Julep Cocktail
2 oz. Woodford Reserve Kentucky Straight Bourbon
2 bar spoons of Inspired Honey Sweetener
2 Mint Leaves
Garnish: Shaved honeycomb and a sprig of mint
Rub mint around the julep cup, expressing the essential oils and place the mint leaf in the bottom of the cup.
Drizzle 2 bar spoons of honey sweetener in the cup
Add 2 oz. of Bourbon
Mix the ingredients together
Pack ice into the cup, followed by placing the sipping straw.
Layer loose ice on top, with a splash of Bourbon to settle your drink.
Garnish with shaved honeycomb and a sprig of mint.