Like a thoroughbred thundering down the track, the Kentucky Derby is just around the corner. So dig out your best Derby hat and check out our guide to Kentucky Derby drinks that includes some of our favorite bourbon articles and cocktail recipes—including several Mint Juleps, of course. No matter which horse you’re rooting for, you’ll feel like a winner.
It's been said that the original cocktail contains sugar, bitters, whiskey and water. This variation, made by cocktail legend Dale Degroff, adds muddled fruit and soda water for a lighter, fruitier taste.