Rosé Cider Mint Julep

This Rosé Cider Mint Julep is an elegant and colorful twist on the traditional mint julep cocktail that you find at the Kentucky Derby.


  • 45 ounces Angry Orchard Rosé Cider
  • 0.5 ounce bourbon
  • 0.5 ounce crème de cassis
  • 0.5 ounce simple syrup*
  • 68 mint leaves, plus more for garnish

Special Equipment:


  1. Muddle mint in the bottom of a julep tin. Add the rest of the ingredients.
  2. Fill the julep tin with crushed ice. Garnish with a lavish mint bouquet.


*To make simple syrup, combine equal parts sugar and water in a small saucepan and heat on medium low heat until sugar is completely dissolved.

Keywords: Mint Julep Recipe, Kentucky Derby Cocktail, Kentucky Derby Food