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Blackberry Mint Julep Margarita, Kentucky Derby Party Cocktails

Blackberry Mint Julep Margarita

The perfect Kentucky Derby cocktail for the tequila lover - my Blackberry Mint Julep Margarita is a take on the classic Kentucky Mint Julep!


  • 2.5 oz Tequila
  • 2 oz Simple Syrup
  • 1 oz Lime Juice freshly squeezed
  • 7 Blackberries more for garnish
  • 5 Mint Leaves more for garnish
  • Crushed Ice


  • In a cocktail shaker, muddle blackberries, simple syrup, and mint.
  • Add tequila, freshly-squeezed lime juice, and crushed ice. Shake well.
  • Fill a julep cup liberally with crushed ice.
  • Strain chilled cocktail over ice, garnish with additional blackberries and fresh mint.
  • Enjoy!
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