Let the Races Begin with an Ole Smoky Moonshine Mint Julep Derby-Day Cocktail

Stir up the competition for the Kentucky Derby with Ole Smoky® Moonshine! Nothing pairs better with this century-old horse race than a century-old moonshine recipe – except for a big hat. Whether you’re at the race or watching at home, Ole Smoky Moonshine is sure to add some southern flair to your celebrations. So sit back, relax and stir up a glass of Ole Smoky Moonshine Mint Julep. Just be sure to place your bets before knocking it back!You can also enjoy Ole Smoky Moonshine on the rocks or straight from the jar!

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.

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.  Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine can be found at local retailers and is sampled and sold at some of the biggest music and sporting events in the country.  True to its roots, each Ole Smoky flavor is born from the hand-crafted recipes of the Tennessee families who have been filling moonshine jars and jugs in the Smoky Mountains for over a century. For more information, visit Follow Ole Smoky on Facebook and Twitter @OleSmoky.

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