Tag: julep

A history of julep cups

It’s Kentucky Derby week in Louisville, Ky., which means we’re hearing a lot about mint juleps. Contents aside, what makes this drink stand out is the distinctive cup in which it is traditionally served. Wakefield-Searce Galleries in Shelbyville, Ky., has…

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LICENSED TO JULEP: I tell you what, even the out-of-towners are getting in on the act. North Carolina license plate spotted in South End of Louisville earlier this week.

White Julep

Last month, I tasted Jacob’s Ghost, the new white whiskey from Jim Beam. It’s aged for at least a year in a charred white-oak barrel; the tinge of resulting color is filtered out, leaving it clear, but the aging gives it a…

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