Heart of Glass - Blenko Glass

Blenko Glass is a West Virginia treasure that spans generations. Nothing symbolizes the state of West Virginia better or more beautifully than Blenko Glass. We will discuss current and former craftsmen and designers and how important it is that Blenko and West Virginia glass be appreciated and valued by the younger generation.

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Kentucky Derby - Party You'll want BLENKO GLASS for your Mint Juleps

Are you preparing for a DERBY PARTY?

If so,  you'll want to visit BLENKO GLASS  www.blenkoglass.com  for your serving bowls, and glasses  and platters.

Blenko offers most every tableware item you'll need in a wide array of colors.

Mint Juleps are typically delivered in a 16oz glass.   Blenko has a wide variety of 8 and l6 oz glasses.
Or if you own the Williamsburg Reproductions by Blenko you have in your possession a 16 oz mint julep glass. 
The mint julep is a mixed alcoholic drink, or cocktail, consisting primarily of bourbon, water, crushed or shaved ice, and fresh mint.
Ingredients: 1 teaspoon Powdered sugar, 2 oz. Bourbon whiskey, 2 teaspoons Water, 4 Mint leaves
Preparation: In a highball glass gently muddle the mint, sugar and water. Fill the glass with cracked ice, add Bourbon and stir well until the glass is well frosted. Garnish with a mint sprig.
Served: On the rocks; poured over ice
Standard garnish: Mint sprig
Drinkware: Highball glass  Info and Photo from Blog reader Carolee
Blenko Reproduction Williamsburg Glass - sold at Williamsburg ( catalog)

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