Sanctuaria’s Mint Julep: Gut Check’s Hump-Day Cocktail Suggestion


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By Kaitlin Steinberg Wed., May 1 2013 at 7:00 AM

Photo by Jennifer Silverberg

Wednesday. Hump Day.

Congrats, you’ve made it halfway through the work week!
Unfortunately, you still have two days to go.

Dunno about you, but in order to survive the midweek blues, we’re going to need a drink. Which brings us to our Wednesday Gut Check feature:

“Gut Check’s Hump-Day Cocktail Suggestion”

Each week we take you to one of our favorite St. Louis bars (and, oh, the list is long) for a drink (or two) we — in consultation with the bartender — highly recommend.

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With the Kentucky Derby happening this Saturday, we thought our readers could use a mint julep to help them ride out the rest of the week until the inevitable drinking and partying associated with both the Derby and Cinco de Mayo the following day.
We ventured to Sanctuaria (4198 Manchester Avenue; 314-535-9700), the tapas and cocktail bar headed by master mixologist Matt Seiter, in search of the perfect mint julep, and bartender Nate Kromat definitely delivered.

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