Worlds Most Expensive Mint Julep Cup

Woodford Reserve, the Official Bourbon of the Kentucky Derby, has created the world’s most exclusive mint julep in collaboration with Tiffany & Co.

Only 73 of the sterling silver cups will be available at $1,000 apiece; purchasers will be served a julep in the cup at Churchill Downs on Derby Day, May 1st.

Owners of the luxury Mint Julep Cup will be served a mint julep at the Kentucky Derby featuring a unique set of ingredients.

1 – Organic Turbinado raw-cane sugar made from 100 percent organic sugar cane grown in Brazil. Woodford says the sugar provides a “smooth, mellow and roundedflavor, perfect for the world’s most exotic Mint Julep.”

2 – A special Kentucky Colonel Mint from Louisville, KY which was grown in a used Woodford Reserve Bourbon barrel.

3 – Ice made of water from a 10,000-year-old glacier in the far northern region of the Pacific Ocean near the Gulf of Alaska.

4 – A small batch of the Master Distiller’s personal selection of Woodford Reserve super-premium bourbon.

Each individually numbered cup is presented with a sterling silver sipping straw and features the Woodford Reserve logo along with a unique horse racing design.

Each cup will be presented in a Tiffany & Co. blue box and will be set in a Woodford Reserve casing made from the same wood as Woodford Reserve barrels are made.

Consumers age 21 years and older can log on to through April 28 to purchase one of the 73 cups.

Via Luxist