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Mexican Julep, the perfect drink for Saturday’s Derby

What to do when Cinco de Mayo and the Kentucky Derby fall on the same day? Swap tequila for bourbon in your mint julep! Voila! Problem solved. We turned to www.thecocktailproject.com for a great recipe to serve at your Kentucky Derby-watching, Cinco de Mayo-celebrating parties and tailgates! Enjoy!

Mexican Julep

Ingredients

  • 3 parts Sauza® 901® Tequila
  • 1 part Agave Syrup
  • 1 barspoon Water
  • 5 sprigs Mint, Fresh

Instructions

Muddle 4 mint sprigs in pewter mug. Add agave syrup and a barspoon of water. Fill with crushed ice. Add Sauza® 901®, stir well. Add more crushed ice. Garnish with fresh mint sprig.
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