Most mint juleps nowadays are made with bourbon, but gin was just as popular a base in the 19th century. Our throwback recipe will be just as crowd-pleasing at your Kentucky Derby party.
Martha Stewart Living, May 2018
Credit: Sidney Bensimon
- Using a barrel-aged gin helps provide the roundness you'd normally get from bourbon. We like Copper & Kings L'Inspecteur, from Kentucky.
- To make large batches of crushed ice, pulse ice cubes in a food processor until pea-size or smaller.