Almost Derby Time: “Hold Your Horses” Mint Julep Recipe

It’s almost Derby day, so prep for some outdoor fun with a delicious mint julep recipe from Blake Pope, Kindred Restaurant in Charlotte! See below for details, and please feel free to reach out with any questions!

Mint Julep“Hold Your Horses”
Beverage Director Blake Pope, Kindred
1.75 oz. London Dry Gin
.75 oz. Lemon Juice
.75 oz. Manzanilla Sherry
.5 oz. Simple Syrup
.75 oz. Muscadine grenadine (homemade)
8-10 mint leaves

Method: Build ingredients in julep cup with mint and small amount of packed ice. Swizzle the ingredients, mint and ice for 10 seconds to chill glass and release mint oils. Top with packed ice and garnish with beautiful mint tops.