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March Cocktail of the Month: Irish Julep

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While the origins of the mint julep may never truly be known, the cocktail has been popular for more than 200 years. It first appeared in literature in 1784, where the recipe was prescribed as a cure for stomach aches and vomiting. Twenty years later, the cocktail popped up in a book by traveler John Davis, who recounted seeing Virginians drinking it in the morning. Ever since Davis’s book, the cocktail has become synonymous with […]