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Revelers searching for the perfect cocktail to celebrate the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 4, 2019, are invited to sip on specialty Mint Juleps at some of Atlanta’s best hotspots including Bully Boy, TWO urban licks, The Shed at Glenwood, PARISH and Atlas.
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Bully Boy’s Bourbon #2 Julep  

Partygoers looking to impress their guests with a specialty Mint Julep recipe are invited to stir up Bully Boy’s Bourbon #2 Julep featuring Maker’s Mark bourbon, mint, strawberry and dill shrub and lemon. For more information or to make reservations, visit, or call 678-904-5607. Located at 828 Ralph McGill Blvd NE, Atlanta, GA 30306 the beltline restaurant opens for dinner at 5 pm every day. Stay connected on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @bullyboyatl.

Bully Boy’s Bourbon #2 Julep Recipe:


  • 2 oz Makers Mark Bourbon
  • 1.25 oz SMD Shrub
  • Strawberry – pint blended 
  • Dill – ½ pint chopped 
  • Mint – 1 quart chopped
  • Lemon – 3 ( zest & juice)
  • Sugar – pint
  • Champagne vinegar – ½ pint
  • Apple Cider Vinegar – ½ pint
  • H2O – ½ pint 


  1. Combine all of the ingredients, cover and sit in walk-in over night. 
  2. Strain and store in cool place.
  3. In a glass bruise 4/5 mint leaves.
  4. Add bourbon and SMD Shrub to glass.
  5. Top with crushed ice.
  6. Stir until frosty.
  7. Top with expressed mint.
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TWO urban licks’ Mint TWOlep

Partygoers are invited to toast to the occasion with TWO urban licks’ twist on the Southern classic Mint Julep. Featuring bourbon infused with grapefruit, honey, lime and mint, The Mint TWOlep will leave imbibers refreshed and ready to cheer on their favorite horse. TWO urban licks is conveniently on the Atlanta BeltLine in the Old Fourth Ward and boasts a completely renovated patio just in time for spring. For more information or to make reservations, call 404.522.4622 or visit Two Urban Licks is located at 820 Ralph McGill Blvd. Atlanta, GA 30306. Stay connected on Twitter at @2urbanlicks and Instagram at @TwoUrbanLicks and on Facebook at
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The Shed at Glenwood’s Georgia Derby

Imbibers can agree across the board that The Shed at Glenwood’s Georgia Derby featuring peach-infused Maker’s Mark bourbon, dry peach liquor, house grown mint and a touch of lime, is meant to be sipped while watching the Kentucky Derby. For more information or to make reservations, visit or call 404.835.4363. The Shed at Glenwood is located at 475 Bill Kennedy Way SE, Atlanta, GA 30316.  Stay connected on Facebook at, on Instagram at @theshedatglenwood and on Twitter at @TheShed1.  
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PARISH’s Beltline Betty

On Saturday, May 4th, PARISH The Brasserie and Neighborhood Café’s Beltline Betty featuring Maker’s Mark bourbon, fresh strawberries and mint, will be the front runner of cocktails to enjoy while revelers cheer on their favorite horses in the Kentucky Derby. For more information or to make reservations, call 404.681.4434 or visit Parish is located on the Atlanta Beltline at N. Highland Ave. Atlanta, GA 30307 and boasts a dog-friendly patio.. Stay connected on Twitter at @parishATL and Instagram at @ParishInmanPark and on Facebook at  

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Atlas’ North Georgia Julep

It’s off to the races on Saturday, May 4th with Atlas’ North Georgia Julep served with Hay Straws and featuring Maker’s Mark bourbon, muddled mint, organic honey and honeysuckle essence. For more information or to make a reservation, visit The full recipe is below in case race lovers want to make it at home.  Atlas is located at the St. Regis Atlanta at 88 West Paces Ferry Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30305.  Stay connected on Twitter and Instagram at @AtlasBuckhead and on Facebook at

*Photos Courtesy of Mia Yakel