The Cocktail Ritual — bourbon
“His breath in her face was strong with Bourbon whiskey mingled with the faint fragrance of mint...a combination of odors that she always associated with her father and instinctively liked in other men.” It appears Gone with the Wind’s iconic Scarlett O’Hara could’ve been wooed by the smell of a Mint Julep cocktail on a man’s breath. We can’t blame her - this bourbon mint cocktail is rather intriguing. While it’s often enjoyed within the context of the Kentucky Derby, we believe a classic Mint Julep is meant for year-round pleasure. History of the Mint Julep Cocktail The Mint Julep...