Kentucky Derby Cocktails; How to Make ‘The Brown Derby’ [VIDEO]
The Mint Julep may be the official drink of the Kentucky Derby, but I am not a fan, so I went on a hunt for some other Derby drink recipes to try. How does "The Brown Derby" sound?
I love most of the traditions that surround the Kentucky Derby. I love the pageantry, the big hats, the beautiful horses, and the "preppyness" of it. I don't however, like bourbon, and the Kentucky Derby is all about the bourbon.
I came across this drink idea on the Tipsy Bartender website a while back, and even though it does contain bourbon, they say it goes down super smooth. They even say that non-bourbon drinkers will like this drink. I guess we'll see...
Here's the ingredients you will need to make "The Brown Derby":
- 1 1/2 oz Bourbon
- 1/2 oz Honey syrup (1 part honey, 1 part water)
- 1 1/2 oz grapefruit juice (freshly squeezed is best
For more Kentucky Derby cocktail recipes, go here.