Down the Stretch with Sherlene Shanklin: Who has the best Mint Julep?

Down the Stretch with Sherlene Shanklin:  Who has the best Mint Julep?

Down the Stretch with Sherlene Shanklin: Who has the best Mint Julep?

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by Sherlene Shanklin

WHAS11.com

Posted on April 18, 2013 at 6:00 PM

Updated Thursday, Apr 18 at 6:17 PM

So, who do you think has the best Mint Julep?  Mixologists from Louisville area restaurant and bars will create their version of the Kentucky Derby classic.  The Four Roses 10th Annual Rose Julep Recipe Contest is tonight at the Ice House.  

One of the judges in tonight's contest is Patrick Hallahan, drummer for My Morning Jacket.  The event is free and open to the public and ends at 8 p.m.
 

Here's a list of the businesses participating: 211 Clover Lane, Asiatique, Bourbons Bistro, Doc Crow's, Lilly's, Monkey Wrench, Martini's Italian Bistro, St. Charles Exchange, Village Anchor, Varanese, Volare and Silver Dollar.  The winner will receive a $500 cash prize, two tickets to the Great Steamboat Race, a silver engraved Mint Julep cup, am engraved plaque to display at their bar or restaurant and of course bragging rights for a year.  
 

If you have a Kentucky Derby event send it to me at sshanklin@whas11.com.  You can also follow me on twitter @sherlenemediapr.  


 

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