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Gin Julep

Recipe photo courtesy of Sidney Bensimon

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.

Source: Martha Stewart Living, May 2018
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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.

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