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8 variations on the classic Derby Day mint julep

If it’s Derby Day, mint juleps are a must. The Kentucky classic cocktail draws on simplicity—and bourbon, of course.  But what happens when mixologists shake up tradition by using this minty cocktail as a jumping-off point for other Derby Day libations? Here are some ideas for mint juleps with an inspired twist, compliments of creative mixologists at restaurants around the country. 

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