The Mint Julep and the Kentucky Derby

, 1938 : The Kentucky Derby and the Mint Julep. In 1938 the Mint Julep became the official drink of the Derby. The Julep may have not originated in Kentucky but the Derby is credited with making it famous and a staple while at the derby or attending any Derby party in the world.


 Old Forester Bourbon

, 1870 : Old Forester Bourbon was the first bourbon to be sold in sealed glass. It was first bottled and marketed in 1870 by George Garvin-Brown- the founder of the Brown Forman Corp.

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