Ole Smoky Moonshine Mint Julep | Kentucky Derby Inspired Drink #Recipe

Ole Smoky Moonshine Mint Julep | Kentucky Derby Inspired Drink #Recipe

What do you stir up for a century-old horse race?  How about a century-old moonshine recipe?

Whether you’re at the Kentucky Derby or watching the race from home, our friends at Ole Smoky Moonshine are here to add some southern flair to your celebrations with this spunky version of a Derby classic.

Ole Smoky Moonshine Mint Julep

4 fresh mint leaves
1 oz. simple syrup Crushed ice
2 oz. Ole Smoky Moonshine® White Lightnin’TM
1 fresh mint sprig
Lime Garnish

Place mint leaves and simple syrup in a highball glass. Muddle mint leaves with syrup. Add ice; pour moonshine over ice. Garnish with lime and mint sprig and Shine Responsibly®

Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine currently retails ten flavors of moonshine made using authentic East Tennessee recipes, jarred and shipped directly from the company’s famed Gatlinburg distillery. The Ole Smoky Moonshine™ distillery, known as The Holler™, is America’s most visited distillery and produces the brand’s signature flavors. Original Moonshine, White Lightnin’™, Moonshine Cherries™, Peach Moonshine™, Apple Pie Moonshine™, Blackberry Moonshine™, Strawberry Moonshine™, Lemon Drop Moonshine™, Pineapple Moonshine™ and Charred Moonshine™ are available selectively in 49 states and Canada.

For more information, visit www.olesmokymoonshine.com

Barb Webb. Founder and Editor of Rural Mom, is an author and sustainable living expert nesting in Appalachian Kentucky. When she’s not chasing chickens around the farm or engaging in mock Jedi battles, she’s writing about country living and artisan culture.
Discover the Art of Living at Louisville Stoneware The Popcorn Factory Spring Floral Sampler


    • Kelly Kimmell
    • April 28, 2014

    Even though I am a Kentucky girl I have never tried a mint julep, shame on me. Thanks for the recipe.
    I am a new follower here from the Monday Mingle Blog Hop. Hope you will drop by to say hello & follow back,http://reviewsbykelly.blogspot.com/

    • Grace Hodgin
    • April 29, 2014

    This looks so refreshing and I think I’d love to have one for those hot summer Florida evenings that are coming my way.

Join the conversation and leave a reply!