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Bottoms Up! It’s National Mint Julep Day

May 30, 2012 by Stan | Lifestyle

Whether you live in California or Louisiana, today is the day to enjoy a little Southern hospitality at its best; May 30th is National Mint Julep Day, an annual “holiday” created solely to celebrate one of America’s most beloved beverages. Ahem, I’ll drink to that.

mint julep su 682571 l Bottoms Up! Its National Mint Julep DayMade with just a few simple ingredients-fresh mint, water, sugar and bourbon whiskey (if you’re of age)-mint juleps are synonymous with the Kentucky Derby and perfect for sipping on a hot, sunny day. Here’s to donning your best big-brimmed hat while mixing up a pitcher of juleps. Cheers!