Even if you don't care at all about the Kentucky Derby.
2 oz. Maker's Mark Bourbon
.75 oz. Sun Orchard Lemon Juice
.50 oz. Monin Sugar Cane (Simple Syrup)
Orange Slice & Cherry
Pour all ingredients into shaker tin and add ice. Shake ingredients vigorously, then strain over fresh ice into 12 oz Highball glass. Garnish with orange slice and cherry.
Courtesy Tilted Kilt
1.5 oz High West American Prairie Bourbon
4-5 mint leaves
0.5 oz simple syrup
Muddle 4-5 mint leaves in 0.5 oz. simple syrup, add 1.5 oz. American Prairie Bourbon, fill a glass with crushed (or shaved) ice, stir garnish with fresh mint sprig. Enjoy!
Ten percent of after-tax profits of each bottle of American Prairie Bourbon go to the American Prairie Foundation, which benefits the American Prairie Reserve in Montana—a land tract the size of Connecticut restored to what Lewis and Clark would have seen upon their arrival.
1 ½ oz. Bulleit Rye Whiskey
½ oz. Crown Royal Regal Apple Whisky
1/8 oz. Monin Sugar Cane
2 Dashes Angostura Bitters
Orange Peel Garnish
Pour ingredients into 14 oz Pint mixing glass and add ice. Stir for 20 to 25 seconds, then strain over fresh ice into rocks glass. Garnish with an orange peel.
Courtesy Tilted Kilt
.75 oz. Campari
2 oz. Tequila
.75 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice
.25 oz. Simple Syrup
4 Cucumber slices (3 muddled, 1 for garnish)
Shake and strain into a chilled cocktail coupe.
Created by Jeff Bell, PDT
4 Dashes Angostura Bitters
2 Dashes Scrappy's Orange Bitters
2 oz. Cinnamon Spiced Infused JP Wiser's Deluxe Rye Whisky
Add all ingredients into mixing glass. Add ice and stir for 20 seconds. Now strain over fresh ice into double old fashion glass.
Courtesy of The Still at the Mirage Hotel & Casino
1 Part Grey Goose Vodka
1/2 Part Orange Liqueur
1/2 Part Fresh Lemon Juice
2 Parts Cranberry Juice
Fill glass slightly above rim line with cubed ice. Pour ingredients in order listed to 1/2 inch from top of glass. Stir slowly and garnish with fresh blackberry and slice of lemon.
1 oz. NOLET'S Silver Dry Gin
1 oz. Bulleit Bourbon
1 oz. Fresh Grapefruit Juice
1 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice
0.75 oz. Simple Syrup
Muddle one slice of grapefruit in an Old Fashioned glass. Add ice and remaining ingredients. Garnish with a grapefruit wheel.
1 Small Sugar Cube
2 Dashes of Angostura Bitters
2 Dashes of Orange Bitters
1 Bottle Stella Artois Cidre
Mix the ingredients together (besides the Cidre) in a champagne flute, and top with the Stella Artois Cidre. Lightly stir and garnish with a lemon twist.
Courtesy Joann Greenwood, Bar Manager at The Sage Rabbit in Lexington, KY