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5 treats to try in honor of the Kentucky Derby

Mint julep

Filament Bar, Fremont

This classic cocktail is served in a collector cup, $8, Saturday only.

Spiked Mint Julep Milkshake

B&B Burger and Beer, The Grand Canal Shoppes

Fresh mint gelato is blended with Woodford Reserve Kentucky Bourbon, $12, Saturday only.

Kentucky Hot Brown

Beer Park, Paris Las Vegas

Shaved oven-roasted turkey and aged Kentucky ham are layered between toasted bread and topped with Mornay sauce, Parmesan cheese and tomato, $14.95, Saturday only.

Kentucky Mule

La Cave Wine & Food Hideaway, Wynn Las Vegas

In a mulish take on the julep, Eagle Rare Bourbon Whiskey is mixed with Fever Tree ginger beer, mint leaves and lime wedges and served in a chilled copper mug, $16, Saturday only.

Heritage Julep

Skyfall, The Delano

This sophisticated take on the mint julep gets fruity with Calvados and Oregon pear liqueur, Amaro Montenegro and cinnamon and mint, $14, available all weekend.

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