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Austin Derby Social

On Saturday, May 4, Garden & Gun partnered with Maker’s Mark and Moore & Giles to close out Mint Julep Month  at Launderette in Austin, Texas. The afternoon featured live music, Southern fare, a best-dressed contest, Maker’s Mark mint juleps, and a live stream of the 145th Run for the Roses.


Special thanks to:
Maker’s Mark
Moore & Giles
Launderette
Danny Golden

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The traditional mint julep: Maker’s Mark bourbon, cane sugar, and mint.

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Guests are greeted with hoecakes with caviar and crème fraîche from Launderette staff sporting their Moore & Giles leather aprons.

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Singer-songwriter Danny Golden plays a mixture of rock and roll and Americana tunes.

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In an effort to ditch plastic straws, mint juleps are sipped through festive striped paper straws.

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From left: Kelsey Oleneck, Leslie Detore, Stratton Goodman, and Mary Margaret Roark pose in front of the rose-covered Mint Julep Month wall.

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Custom green leather mint julep menus from Moore & Giles list the social’s julep options.

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Bartenders in custom Moore & Giles leather aprons mix The Golden Gait Julep made with Maker’s Mark® bourbon, mint leaves, Champagne syrup, and maraschino liqueur.

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Guests mingle and sip mint juleps in their best Derby attire.

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Ross Moody and Jenna Zielbauer, the winners of the best-dressed contest, each receive a $100 gift card to dine at Launderette.

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Guests cheer for their favorite horse as they watch a live stream of the 145th Run for the Roses.

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From left: Mary Margaret Roark, Anne Marie Mackin, and Quatro Wyatt toast to Derby day.

photo: Ashlee Huff

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