The Kentucky Derby is coming up (May 2nd and 3rd) and you’ve got your big hat but what about drinks for your friends coming over to watch the the horse race? Might we recommend a twist on the classic Mint Julep — The “Hats Off Julep”? It’s a refreshing break from the classic bourbon julep.
Without further ado, here is the recipe for the Cruzan rum cocktail.
Cruzan® Hats Off Julep
2 parts Cruzan® Estate Diamond® Dark Rum
1⁄2 part Turbinado Simple Syrup*
Pinch of Mint
Muddle Mint and Berries in a julep cup. Add Cruzan® Estate Diamond® Dark Rum and Turbinado Simple Syrup and fill with crushed ice. Take a hePy bouquet of Mint and rinse with water, then sprinkle Mint with powdered sugar for garnish with 3 speared Blackberries.