When thinking of the Kentucky Derby , mint juleps  are probably on your radar. But if bourbon isn't your thing or you're just looking for something different, boy have we got the liquor list for you. From a kiwi-tequila cobbler to twists on classic cocktails, here are 10 refreshing drinks with mint to get you in the racing (and sipping) spirit.
This refreshing kiwi cobbler cocktail  is perfect for those warm Spring days. Make it with mint, kiwi, and tequila, and either sip it on your porch or pack it for a picnic.
We're firm believers that a darn good mojito can take any day from drab to fab. This mint and rum cocktail  makes for one tantalizing concoction.
If a mint julep is too strong for your tastes — it is, after all, mostly bourbon — but you're still looking to toast to the Derby with a bourbon bevvy, try this bright and fruity take on the bourbon and mint classic .
A Prohibition-era classic, the southside  is like sophisticated gin-and-mint spin on lemonade.
Gin-lovers will want to listen up, because we've got a stellar recipe for you. The bramble  is an unfussy gin, lemon, and berry mixture — think potent but with a tart and fruity taste.
For daytime drinking, it doesn't get much better than a Pimm's Cup , a lower-alcohol (read: refreshing) mix of Pimm's No. 1, ginger ale, mint, lemon, and cucumber.
Celery juice may be the ingenious ingredient that sets this Southern Exposure recipe  apart, but the aromatic oils from the mint are key, too.
Limoncello Champagne Cocktail
We could have this limoncello Champagne cocktail  day or night. There is a little bit of work involved, because you'll have to purée the mint, lemon peel, and limoncello, but trust us when we say it's well worth it.
Garden and Tonic
It's hard to beat a classic gin and tonic when it comes to a delightful cocktail, but this variation  is far better if you ask us. The starring ingredients? Elderflower liqueur, mint, cucumber, and celery bitters.
Ginger, Mint, and Pomegranate Cocktail
This is one cocktail that's festive enough for any time of year. Combine mint, ginger, and pomegranate with vodka for a spritzy refreshment that's unexpected. Watch the video, and make the recipe  for instant invigoration.