Stoneware Julep Cup
Basic Description: 11 oz. stoneware julep cup with Claiborne silks. One design is blue with the mint julep recipe on the back. The other design is black with NO RECIPE ON THE BACK.
More information: Never worry about finding the recipe…it’s painted right on the side! The exact origins of the Mint Julep are unknown, but it is said to have originated in the southern United States during the eighteenth century. U.S. Senator Henry Clay of Kentucky introduced the drink to Washington, D.C., at the Round Robin Bar in the famous Willard Hotel. The Mint Julep is best known as the official drink of the Kentucky Derby. Chill your Stoneware Julep Cup in the freezer for at least 30 minutes – it can be stored there permanently if you like. With a slightly flared rim, this cup is perfect for slow sipping – the only way a julep should be enjoyed.