The Best Mint Julep Cups in 2021!


Classic American Style is as Classic as the Kentucky Derby.  The Mint Julep Cocktail served in the perfect Mint Julep Cup is the rage...if served with the right recipe and the right cup.  Prince of Scots Mint Julep Cups are Best in Class bringing heirloom quality style to your home for elegant entertaining events. 

What makes Prince of Scots Best in Class?  The Mint Julep Cup collection features a copper base beneath the silver-plate so the chill radiates to the fingers as you hold it.  The beaded embellishment gives the cups both texture and a touch of sophistication.  The cups will frost up offering an elegant cocktail experience one will love. 
The Best Mint Julep Cup

 

Some say the mint julep was a medicinal drink enjoyed in the morning hours while others claim the mint julep was the cocktail of choice of the privilege classes which originated in the 18th Century.

The History of the Mint Julep Cup!

Kentucky's US Senator Henry Clay's original recipe was introduced in Washington DC at the Round Robin Bar which soon became a bipartisan favorite.  The wonderful refreshing Mint Julep cocktail is very popular year round among Southern Social Elites of Charleston, Savannah, Lexington, and Louisville which is home to the Kentucky Derby.

While the phrase "Derby Day" may have little meaning to some, lovers of horse racing all over the country thrill at the mention of these words as the Kentucky Derby is the World's Most Important Horse Race.

The actual Kentucky Derby may only last a few minutes, but the entire event is a day-long festivity. Start planning your parties and celebrations now with the Perfect Cocktail and the Perfect Mint Julep Cup. 
No Derby party is complete without the official drink of the Kentucky Derby, the classic mint julep cocktail. Almost 120,000 mint juleps are served during Kentucky Derby weekend at Churchill Downs.
The official julep recipe consists of Bourbon, crushed ice, sugar, water, and fresh mint, but if you're looking for a twist on the classic, check. Prince of Scots Illustrated Guide for Cocktail Etiquette Tea Towel which features a Mint Julep recipe to take your entertaining experience to the next level.  
The Classic Mint Julep Recipe
3 Ounces of Bourbon
1 Ounce of Sugar Syrup
4 Springs of Mint

Muddle the mint with the sugar syrup in Prince of Scots Mint Julep Cup 

Fill Cup with Ice

Add Bourbon & Stir

Garnish with Sprig of Mint

Cheers!  

An Illustrated Guide for Cocktail Etiquette Tea Towel

The Best Silver-Plate Julep Cup

Spruce Eats rated Prince of Scots as one of the 7 Best Mint Julep Cups of 2021.   We could not agree more.   Our Silver-Plate Cups make a premium vase as well and come in trophy like box to preserve your heirloom quality cup. 

 

The Best of American Style: Our heavy, handmade pure copper Mint Julep Cups are inspired from the originals cups which were made in Kentucky during the 1800s. Each Cup has the Prince of Scots Mark on the bottom to certify the quality. 

Prince of Scots adheres to the traditional design down to the last detail. Our cups are the same size and proportion as the originals, and even feature the same exquisite decorative beading.

Fill this cup with bourbon, sugar, ice and a handful of mint for classic mint julep.  Perfect for any of your favorite cocktails. Hold by the base or rim so frost will coat the cup.

  • PREMIUM LUXURY: Our heavy, handmade Pure Copper with Pure Silver-Plate Mint Julep Cups are inspired from the originals cups which were made in Kentucky during the 1800s. Each Cup has the Prince of Scots Mark on the bottom to certify the quality.
  • BEAUTIFUL BEAD TRIM: Prince of Scots adheres to the traditional design down to the last detail. Our cups are the same size and proportion as the originals, and even feature the same exquisite decorative beading.
  • TRADITIONAL SOUTHERN STYLE DERBY CUP:Fill this cup with bourbon, sugar, ice and a handful of mint for classic mint julep. Perfect for any of your favorite cocktails. Hold by the base or rim so frost will coat the cup.
  • PERFECT 12 OUNCE CUP CAPACITY: The cup of choice when serving the cocktails or ice tea. The beautiful 4 1/2 Inch tall size and design makes our cup perfect size to sit in desk with flowers or pens to show your signature style. Makes a great gift or party favor.
  • HEIRLOOM QUALITY CUP: Each cup uses top quality copper with pure silver plate creating a cup to be cherished for years to come. Hand wash Only. Includes Polishing Cloth.

The Best Hammered Copper

Mint Julep Cup

Prince of Scots adheres to the traditional design down to the last detail. Our cups are the same size and proportion as the originals, and even feature the same exquisite decorative beading.  The Copper has a special coating to prevent tarnishing.

Elegantly Boxed and Ready to Gift to the Bourbon on Whisky Lover in Your Life.  Only $34.95 with Free Shipping 

Prince of Scots 24K Gold Plate Mint Julep Cup - Limited Edition

If your desire is to live the life of luxury, the 24K Gold-Plate Julep is best in class.  Woodford Reserves offers only 24 Gold-Plated Mint Julep Cups at  derby season for $1000 each, now is your chance to serve up the luxury in a cup.

Prince of Scots 24K Gold-Plate Mint Julep Cup

Prince of Scots Hammered Copper Mint Julep Cup w/ Pure Silver Plate

If you like the texture of Hammered Copper, you will love Prince of Scots Hammered Copper Silver-Plate Mint Julep Cups.   Each Cup is presented in Trophy Box with to preserve the heirloom quality of each cup.  Each Cup is presented in a trophy box to keep your prized julep ready for your next garden party. 

Prince of Scots Hammered Copper Silver-Plate Mint Julep Cup

If you are shopping for classic-looking mint julep cup, Prince of Scots has the right cup for you.  LuxLife Magazine announced Prince of Scots a winner of a Global Excellence Award in 2020 and the reasons for the award are obvious.  From 5-Star Rated Quality and Design, the products are heirloom quality and will last a lifetime.  Cheers to the Best of American Style!    



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