CHICAGO (FOX 32 NEWS_ - It's Kentucky Derby season, which means mint juleps are in peak demand.
The bourbon-based cocktail is a refreshing, warm-weather beverage with enough kick to make you actually enjoy horse racing.
Benjamin Schiller, beverage director at the Fifty/50 Group, shows us how to make the perfect mint julep.
L & L Julep
3 oz Weller 107
2 barspoons Demerara Sugar
4 sprigs of mint
Peach & lemon Ice
Place two sprigs of mint on the bottom of julep tin
Fill the tin with peach/lemon flavored ice
Top with more ice
Garnish with the remaining sprigs