Celebrate Derby Day with Mint Juleps and Woodford Reserve

Derby Day is this weekend! Even up here in Rhode Island, we’re ready for the festivities and celebrations for Kentucky Derby fans. Bottles was lucky enough to receive a few bottles limited edition Woodford Reserve Kentucky Derby Bourbon; stop by our store to get yours before they disappear! You can also visit our website to sign up for weekly email newsletters to hear about offers like these first.

Even if you missed getting your Woodford Derby bottles, you can still make some tasty mint juleps with Woodford Reserve and easy to make mint simple syrup. Follow this recipe by Woodford Reserve, below:


3oz. Woodford Reserve Bourbon
2 tablespoons mint syrup*
1 sprig of mint

Fill a glass with crushed ice. Add mint syrup, bourbon, and stir until the glass is frosted. Garnish with mint sprig.

*Mint Syrup Recipe
1 cup water, 1 cup sugar, 13 springs of mint
Boil sugar and water in a saucepan for 5 minutes. Pour over mint sprigs. Gently crush mint with the back of a spoon. Chill for 8-10 hours, strain, and discard mint.