Making Mint Juleps at Churchill Downs

Derby and Mint Juleps go hand-in-hand

Derby day was a complete washout this year, which made it hard to get a mint julep without getting wet or having to fight through a big crowd of people packed at the bar trying to stay out of the rain.

So, the great staff at Churchill Downs stayed very busy refilling their tubs for seat deliveries.

Derby City Weekend Producer Amber Powell got a crash course in making the mint juleps.

The secret to getting them out quickly – it’s a premix, all you have to do is pour!