View Photos New NYC-based resto Gravy serves Southern-inspired fare and cocktails. Being the gentlemen they are, they’ve graced us with their take on the official drink of the Derby.Gravy’s Mint JulepMakes one cocktailIngredientsIce2 oz. Bulleit bourbon1/3 oz. honey syrup (recipe below)3 fresh mint leaves1 dash Angostura bitters1 dash club soda1. Fill a shaker with ice. Add bourbon, syrup, mint, and bitters. Shake vigorously for about 10 seconds.2. Add a splash of club soda.3. Strain into an ice-filled, 10-oz. rocks glass.4. Garnish with a stemmed sprig of mint.For the honey syrup1 c. raw sugar½ c. clover or acacia honey1½ c. hot water1. Add all ingredients to a pitcher.2. Mix until well blended.Gravy, 32 East 21st Street, between Park Avenue South and Broadway, New York (212-600-2105).Photo: Melissa Hom / Courtesy of GravyFor more Kentucky Derby recipes, how-tos, and tips, check out Party Time.